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
Happy Saturday, everyone! I’m just popping in real quick to remind you that there’s only ONE MORE WEEK LEFT to sew and enter your dresses for the Day and Night Dress Challenge! There’s tons of inspiration from the blogger tour and your dresses don’t have to take hours and hours to complete. Hey, I was… Continue reading The Day and Night Dress Challenge – One Week to Go!
One thing I’ve noticed about myself since I started sewing is that I tend to take more risks fashion-wise when I’m making something versus buying it in a store. I always appreciate every facet of fashion (OK, maybe not always, but often) but I used to be wary if certain things would suit me. I… Continue reading Simplicity 8219 Faux Fur Vests
It’s finally here! The Day and Night Dress Challenge is well under way and it’s my turn to share what I made! The Day Dress I bring you my very first Grainline Alder shirtdress! I’ve had my eye on this pattern for a while and finally bought it during their 2016 Black Friday sale. I… Continue reading The Day and Night Dress Challenge – Reveal!
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!
We’re only a couple of days away from the start of Elizabeth’s Day and Night Dress Challenge! She has already posted some sneak peeks of the bloggers’ works in progress on her site here. Go check it out! It looks like it will be an awesome blogger tour next week! I’m just going to leave… Continue reading The Day and Night Dress Challenge – Teaser
My 6th post for Cali Fabrics went live this week and I gotta say I am SMITTEN. I dusted off my Seamwork Oslo pattern and made this beautiful thing: Head over to the Cali & Co Blog to check out more pictures and all the details on the pattern and this gorgeous slubbed knit fabric!… Continue reading Slubbed Knit Oslo Cardigan
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
Continuing on from posting all of my 2016 makes before the end of the year, I bring you my army of tank(s) [tops]! So…. this first one I am sharing is actually from 2015 but as I was scrolling through my photos looking for the tanks I made this year, I came across this one… Continue reading An Army of Tanks
Scout, Scout, Let it all out These are the tees I can’t do without Come on I’m talking to you Come on Do you have that Tears for Fears song in your head yet? I hope so because I couldn’t stop playing this in my head over and over again once I made 3 Scout… Continue reading Scout, Scout, Let It All Out