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So, here we are well into spring and I am finally bringing you one of my favorite makes from 2017
You know how magazines always write those “20 Things you Absolutely Must Have in Your Closet to Qualify as a Human Woman
It’s so funny how we as a community can collectively get obsessed with a pattern. It’s basically how a virus spreads;
Oy. What is it about the change from summer to fall that just makes me want to binge eat sweet
Something really, really special came into my life recently. Last month, I opened a package from Texas, filled with 5
Hi pals! I thought I would share this project I finished back in December with you (a junkie stole my
You’ll have to excuse the Next Top Model face here but I can’t help it – I feel like pretty
I am one of the many sewists who got wrapped up in the maxi madness this summer. Seeing so many
I did it guys. I finally made something I can’t pick apart and criticize and beat myself up for failing
It’s a given. If you plunk me down in a fabric store I will somehow find the weirdest, loudest, most
Getting older means that a seemingly harmless night of sangria with old friends becomes the worst decision you ever made
My obsession with the exposed neon zipper continues. It’s like Fatal Attraction, except um, not at all (first of all,
As I’ve mentioned before, I’ve been sewing as if my sewing machine has only a few weeks to live (if
It’s been waaay too long since posting a finished product. Not for lack of material – I have 4 undocumented
While in Toronto a few weeks ago, I did the thing that sewists do when traveling: find the fabric district.
Not everything works out as planned. I never had a clear vision for this pattern but I thought it would
This here is my “let’s not commit to this new weight gain and make something loose and forgiving, shall we?”
The beast. The trial. The Courtney Love. The Very Difficult Birthday Dress. I barely made it out alive. I’d been
I fell in love with this Vogue 1247 sewing pattern after seeing Sallie Oh nail it here. It’s slouchy and drapey
When I was in Paris in September it seemed like EVERYTHING with a sleeve had elbow patches. I’ve been wanting
This was only my second time sewing with a pattern. I made it back in September but only got a
One of my oldest, nearest and dearest friends got married this month. For our bridesmaid dresses she requested bright, summery