I'm a mom to five, a wife to one and love sewing. I learned when I was a little girl but returned to it in full force in the last couple of years. The process of creating things keeps me sane. I set a lofty goal for myself, one project a week for a year. I'm four months in and it's awesome. I'm amazed at how much I've learned and improved. Set a goal to learn something new and devote weekly time to it. You will be amazed at the results.
My husband is an air conditioning addict. The summer months are just as frigid as the winter for me. I huddle in bed under a down comforter in my sweat pants all night long. I have long since felt as though my night clothes need a makeover. I always feel like store bought pajamas are […]More
Well, I tried. I was so excited about this project and I meticulously worked on these pin pleats. In the end, they came out significantly different and I just don’t have it in me to rip it all out and try again. Also I think the fabric would show all the ripped seams. I’ve decided […]More
Oh you guys . . . this shirt! Upon returning from my trip to Minnesota I had a treasure trove full of fabrics I was so excited to sew. Before I began diving into those inspiring and fun new projects I took a look at the things that had been cut out and neglected. Approximately, […]More
We are moving and with moving comes purging. Each closet has seen the wrath of the move and the master closet was not spared either. Last night my husband and I went through our closets and three of the pieces that landed in the pile are these two work shirts and my black, knit maxi […]More
The move is ramping up and that means stress. I spent a day in the sewing room cranking out projects that were cut out to both relieve stress and limit what was being transported in cut out form. Here are the fruits of that day of labor or fun, however you look at it. My […]More