Category: Adventures in Sewing

Using up remnants

How about a bonus post?  This weekend I whipped up this shirt and shorts with one yard remnants that I had on hand.  I LOVE finding patterns that can use up extra fabric. Recognize the fabric for the top?  It’s the extras from this dress. It’s amazing how […]

Halfway Done!

Here are the projects so far! I started this challenge because I reached a point in life that I was so stressed and empty. Three cross country relocations, inheriting two children in a will, an unnecessary and costly custody battle to get them, and the natural growing of […]

My Work Space

In the next few weeks our home will go up on the market, and we will move about 1200 miles from here.  My current sewing room offers a view I’ll likely never have again so I thought I’d post a few picture of this space before it’s gone. […]


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Why Sew?

About a year ago I flew to Georgia to visit my oldest child at college.  As we bummed around her college town sipping coffee, eating fun foods and soaking in the charm of her college town we hopped in and out of cute clothing shops.  We tried on […]

First Sewing Class!

I hosted and taught my very first sewing class.  This was not something I envisioned doing when I started this challenge #oneprojectaweekforayear, but it seems to be inspiring a lot of people in my immediate circle to try sewing or pick it up again. After the 20th person […]