At the beginning of the year I thought about all the things I needed in my wardrobe, I plotted, I planned, I gave myself a year-long sewing challenge. I did something similar last year, and I really enjoyed thinking about making clothes that work in a wardrobe, for multiple occasions, or fill a need in … More Throwing in the Challenge Towel: Sewing for ME!
I feel like I have been chained to my sewing machine! Last year I was asked to make a few skating costumes for other people, which I did gladly because I was quite happy to pick up some extra cash with my sewing. This year – business has increased tenfold! Well, not really, but the … More Pattern Review: BS-03-2013-109
So, while I was initially uninspired by the early preview for the March issue of Burda, I ended up really liking a lot of the styles in this issue, and it seems that having the magazine in my position has inspired a fair bit of fabric acquisition and unexpected project planning. Which I think is … More Drat You March Burda!
First of all, let me say the encouragement over my last project was much appreciated. I finally got up the nerve to wear it out, and I have to say I have decided I really like my color blocked coat. It is super comfy and ridiculously warm, which has been great since I have been … More Pattern Review: BS-07-2011-119
This past year I was having a lot of fun working to complete the items for my Tim Gunn inspired sewing challenge. I might have gotten a bit skewed away from my goals, what with most of summer being taken up with sewing for others, and at the end of the year I found myself … More 2013 Sewing Plans