Reading About Joy and Other Assorted Thoughts (Wardrobe Planning Post #7)

So last fall I started a series of posts pondering my lack of enthusiasm surrounding my personal wardrobe and (lack of) style.  Essentially it boiled down to I had sort of let things go, and then everything fell off the rails and started crashing and burning, and my wardrobe reflected this.  Since my last Wardrobe … More Reading About Joy and Other Assorted Thoughts (Wardrobe Planning Post #7)

The Sewing Space – A Work in Progress and Other News

So post nationals my sewing space was pretty much a hot sparkly mess.  Like, a really, really bad mess.  Like, I can’t see my cutting table bad. It was bad you guys.  Really, really bad. But re-organizing my stash did seem to help quite a bit… A view from the trenches – buried in boxes! … More The Sewing Space – A Work in Progress and Other News

Sewing Room Tour

I thought it might be fun to give you all a tour of my sewing space.  I don’t know that I can call it a “room” as I am in a studio apartment, but it is a space dedicated to sewing.  Originally I was using it as a bedroom, but I think it is much … More Sewing Room Tour

BurdaStyle Russian Archives – New Navigator Feature!

I know that one of the complaints of many of the older BWOF lovers is that there is no way to search through the patterns online.  Well, the complaints have been heard, and the patterns are now searchable!  Well, sort of.  At least, dating back to 2009.  But the patterns are searchable by style (dresses, … More BurdaStyle Russian Archives – New Navigator Feature!