Since I haven’t been posting as much in the past few months some of this is a backlog, and some of it is souvenir fabric shopping from nationals. The patterns were won in a hard-fought Ebay battle. There may or may not have been blood. From Fashion Fabrics Club: Blue wool jersey (for a top) and red … More Fabric and Patterns, Oh My!
Ok, so I knew I was going to need to go to LA garment district to get a few things to work on skating costumes for nationals. What I wasn’t expecting was a 50% off of solid fabrics at the Loft. For those keeping track, that means $1.25 per pound. So, while I was quite … More Unexpected LA Fabric Haul
Ok, so I was took my mom to the local (non-Joann’s) fabric store, and she was not at all helpful when I tried to practice the art of restraint. So, I got fabric. Lots of fabric. Teal rayon jacquard (my favorite!), teal rayon, and ITY knit print. Crazy knit print and glitter stretch fabric (both … More Willpower Fail!
Ok you guys – confession time. Yesterday I sewed. For myself. Not one of the five practice outfits I need to make in the next week, but some nice summery linen pants! After the past two weeks where I have nearly killed myself with a few all-nighters trying to get stuff done for people who … More Sew Naughty – A Sewing Challenge Item Completed!
Ok, so I went to Joann Fabrics to get the latest Butterick patterns on sale: They had all the patterns I wanted! It probably helped that they forgot to put the $1.99 sale sign out… But I made the mistake of stopping at the good Joann’s (yes, there is a good one – they have … More It followed me home…
Double header today – both the July Early Preview AND the Summer Butterick Patterns have been announced. As for the Burda announcement, well, I wasn’t too excited by the assortment of large, shapeless sacks I saw in many of the photos: Sack dress strikes again! Those shorts are not attractive. But then I saw this … More Newsflash – Burda July Early Preview AND New Butterick Patterns Announced!
So, last week Fabric Mart was having one of their famous Pyramid sales… And since I have been looking for some white cotton I figured it would be a good time to look there. Luckily, I totally scored on the white cotton front. However, I also managed to find a few other things to get … More Pyramid Fabrics
First off, I was really excited when I got my May Burda magazine this past week. Then, as I was reading through I saw that my favorite dress is in TALL SIZES! Damn it Burda! Stop putting the best design in tall sizes! Burda I shake my fist at you and your glamazon models! This … More More Sewing Stuff
Sorry for the lack of pictures in the past few posts… this one is going to make up for it! I got another amazing package of awesome from across the sea – with more sewing stuff! I love these packages, so many fun goodies. Books, pins, and candy! Starbars are amazing! Kinda like Nestle Crunch … More Package of Awesome and Knipmode!
Ummmmm… Ok. I am warning you guys now – MAJOR STASH ACCUMULATION PHOTOS AHEAD. We are talking serious fabric p0rn. You might have a heart attack seeing it all. I know when I got it home I almost did. And, well, even if I managed to escape the heart attack, there is serious possibility of … More Death By Fabric