Hi, Readers! Tis the season to be cooking, so I think this non-sewing post is appropriately shared today. I’m not sure if I mentioned it before, but I’m always on the lookout for the oldest sewing books I can find. Occasionally, I run across gems that are not sewing related. This is such a book,… Read More “Cookery From Experience” by Mrs. Sarah T. Paul, published 1875.
Hi, all! If you read my last post, I touched upon sewing in capsules (i.e. each wardrobe piece coordinates with the other in a group of garments). I can almost see you rolling your eyes — not another boring lecture on capsules! Not boring if you follow color combinations and “stories” in unexpected directions. So,… Read More Sewing Your Entire Closet. The Nitty Gritty 2: Color Stories I’m “Reading”
In August I was a guest on Ann’s Instagram Live broadcast where the topic was how and why I took on the journey to make all my clothing — almost eleven years ago — and stuck with it. Ann has uploaded it on YouTube and you can catch it here. In this post, I’ll attempt… Read More Sewing Your Entire Closet: the Nitty Gritty 1
Hi Readers! It is that time again; i.e., it’s time to cleanse the sewing palate, so to speak. By that, I mean that after sewing clothing continuously, it’s refreshing to make a quick, cute item. It just puts an extra spring in my step to change the sewing lanes for a little while. Enter the… Read More Fabric Bowl – Change the Sewing Lane