… she sleeps all night and she works all day! If you’ve never heard the Monty Python lumberjack song I’m referencing, please do yourself a favor and check it out. So yes! I’ve made myself a shirt/tunic worthy of a rugged lumberjack! Pay no mind to the wrinkling under the bust. I clearly failed to… Continue reading She’s a Lumberjack and She’s OK…
The end of 2017 came a little too fast for me – I haven’t even finished photographing and posting all of my 2017 makes! But here we are again and it’s time for Gillian’s Top 5 of 2017! Top 5 Hits NOLA Ginger Jeans I wear the heck out of these and they’re still going… Continue reading Top 5 of 2017
Game of Thrones Season 7 is well underway (hooray!). I just wanted to pop in and share my 2 GoT cosplays and 1 GoT inspired dress I made a while back. My favorite female character is Daenerys (dragons FTW), so I recreated her looks using Simplicity and McCall’s patterns. Season 2 (Click here for full… Continue reading Game of Thrones x Sewing
Thank goodness WordPress reminds me when my blog anniversary is, or I’d forget to reflect! I’m also a little embarrassed to admit that Facebook has to remind me when it’s my cats’ birthdays…. and yes, they have their own FB page (which they haven’t logged into in about 2 years). Anyhoo, here are my stats… Continue reading Sew RED-y is 3!
I was thinking of including my sad news on my next sewing post, but I think this deserves its own post. Yesterday, we had another bobcat attack. This time it got Chickie von Poopenstein. It didn’t take her away, but her neck was badly injured. We weren’t sure what the injury really was, but her… Continue reading Sad news
Hello, beautiful people! You know how I’m always talking about how the online sewing community is full of such nice, inspirational, and wonderful people? Well, Abigail of The Freckled Fashionista is one of them as she nominated me for the Blogger Recognition Award! Thanks “sew” much, Abby! Here are the rules: 1. Thank the blogger… Continue reading Blogger Recognition Award!
Another year in the books… and although many have claimed 2016 was a terrible year for them (so sorry!), it was a better year for me. And what better way to end a year and start a new one than with Gillian’s Top 5 from Crafting a Rainbow! Top 5 Hits Tencel Sewaholic Granville It’s… Continue reading 2016 Top 5 and Getting Ready for 2017
We know how long it can take to create something (it’s always longer than we think!), so why not give our creations a little something more to make them extra special? Say, the “cherry on top?” Dutch Label Shop contacted me to try out their personalized labels, and they are perfect for making your projects… Continue reading The Cherry on Top – Dutch Label Shop and a Coupon Code
I am stupidly lucky and grateful that I have been able to visit Europe twice in 2 years. I love traveling and DD and I are big fans of hitting up Europe as much as we can. So much great food, culture, booze, architecture, and fashion! On our belated honeymoon trip in 2014, we spent… Continue reading New Dutch Sewing Magazines and Coupon Code!
Hello, sewing world! I have some exciting news to share! Last month, Cali Fabrics (a fabric store based out of San Fransisco, CA) put out a “Calling All Bloggers” post to find sewing bloggers who are interested in partnering with them to contribute to their blog in exchange for fabric. The blog posts will be… Continue reading Exciting News!