Reflections for 2020: Quality is Queen

One of my New Year rituals is to choose a word I want to focus on for the year to

A Personal Update

You may have noticed things have been a little quiet for the past couple weeks here on the blog and our

THESE ARE A FEW OF MY FAVOURITE THINGS

I love end of year lists. My partner likes to tease me about how I am constantly categorizing and ranking

SURVEY RESULTS // WOMENS SIZE CHART DATA: AN INFOGRAPHIC

You may remember that I did a quick sizing survey a few weeks ago. I had a few questions about

JUST MAKE IT ALREADY! HOW TO BOOST YOUR SEWING CONFIDENCE 

I’ve been thinking about sewing and confidence for the past few months, and have written and re-written this post in

SERGER HELP

Consumer Reporter Heather has been hot on the trail of a new serger and I thought I’d get your input,

WHAT MY BUSINESS HAS TAUGHT ME THIS YEAR

Hello friends. As the year winds itself down, I’ve been feeling unsurprisingly reflective. The last 12 months have rewired my

FABRIC SHOPPING IN MONTREAL

I realized yesterday that I really take fabric shopping in Montreal for granted. We are New York’s grubby, bilingual, lazy

VINTAGE PATTERN LOVE + GIVEAWAY

Happy weekend everyone. I am currently writing this post from my newly redecorated, sun-filled studio with a cup of tea.

ON TAKING A LEAP

Last Thursday, I jumped out of a plane. It remains to be seen whether or not the parachute is going

VINTAGE PATTERN RAGE

I initially started sewing so I could reproduce vintage clothing. I bought dozens and dozens of vintage patterns, and made

FINAL THOUGHTS ON PATTERN TESTING

WOW. I am still reeling from the staggering response to my post on pattern testing yesterday. It’s funny; I wrote

ON PATTERN TESTING

There has been a debate raging (well, as raging as a bunch of kindhearted crafty folks can rage) about the

Vogue Paris Originals // Vintage Sewing Patterns

I know I am not alone in spending obscene amounts of time hunting vintage patterns down online. I have, do

OBSESSION IN GREEN – THE ATONEMENT DRESS

I love colour. Hard. When I was in Paris I was utterly disappointed by the “classic French” style. Yes, everyone

THE STINKY JEANS THAT BROKE THE CAMEL’S BACK

I was at work the other day and couldn’t get over how gross my new jeans smelled (bought at one