Yes, the first post on the Sew EverythingBlog was uploaded in March 2013. Apart from missing a few of my weekly deadlines, and taking short hiatuses (hiati?) I have written a lot, and loved every minute of it. I am so grateful to you all for actually reading it. Even the occasional drivel. I loved… Read More Ten Years of Blogging. Wait, is That an Armani?
I bet, dear reader, you’re sick and tired of this particular kurta; so am I, but it’s finished. I just want to wear the darn thing, warts and all—- and I did wear it for a recent event. Yes, there are warts; mainly, the uneven border for which I will be finding solutions. Until I… Read More The completed bandini kurta. Finally. (Eye roll)….
Embroidery can go anywhere you want! Hello everyone; I was reading over at Samina’s blog and came across a comment on one of her older posts (she had… How to Incorporate Embroidery into Your Sewing Projects ————————————————————- Hi readers! Today I’m reblogging my friend Kasey’s post where she guides you through placement of machine embroidery… Read More Reblogging Kasey Sasser’s Excellent Post: How to Incorporate Embroidery into Your Sewing Projects
Hey, readers! Hope you all are doing well. Today’s post seems hastily written, but I’ve been saving this title to use as a quick post when there’s no time to do a detailed post. Therefore, this “quickie” post is yours to enjoy (or not). These events happen at least a few times in the sewing… Read More Seamstress’ Truths.
I came across the term “pajamaville” in a New York Times article which quoted someone responding to questions about pandemic burn-out. She said that no matter how many lists she makes, “I find myself falling back into deep pajamaville”. Me too, but I’m happy to be in pajamaville all day if i get to wear… Read More In “pajamaville”
Gone fishin’! As I mentioned in the last post, this March I will take time off from writing posts, and will come back hopefully refreshed in April. Feel free to read my previous posts – there are 340 of them! Meanwhile, I leave you with this awesome portrait of the late Cicely Tyson, photographed… Read More March Hiatus
Originally posted on Denver Sewing Collective:
Has anyone noticed the tumble weeds blowing around Denver Sews? Well, for those that have been wondering we’ve had a few things come up. For one Kitty, who really was the whip cracker of the group, she kept us all on task and kept us moving forward. Kitty had…
The Ladies Waldegrave painted by Joshua Reynolds, 1780. This image is in the book “Women Sewing”. This painting sits in a museum in Edinburgh, Scotland. —————————————————- When I get writer’s block, this is what you get; random sewing thoughts. There’s plenty of sewing blog material in a folder containing half-written posts; I just cannot seem… Read More Random Water Cooler Sewing Talk
I die a little when a blog post is missed because I’m a creature of habit where this blog is concerned. Being disorganized with the editorial calendar lately has resulted in no interesting sewing stuff to share with you, unless you want to see a couple of miscellaneous works in progress — nothing earthshaking, but… Read More Random Sewing Stuff in Lieu of a Proper Sewing Post
Its 80 degrees outside (hey, it’s February) and I am making progress with this prickly wool melton “Fling Thing”, so wonderfully named by the designer. And, I’m not enthralled. It pains me to have an unfinished item in my possession but I have to put it away for now. It may make me happier after the… Read More Fling Thing Progress: I’m Over it