Hi everyone! I’m tapping out this post on my iPad and using the WordPress app to do everything I did on my laptop —- which broke and succumbed to the injuries. Until I replace it, this is how I will blog. Tap-blogging is a new experience for me; an external keyboard will be joining this… Read More Making a Scrunchie with the Burrito Technique? Wonders of YouTube.
Hi guys! I love my SWAP items!! Do u? Before you get nauseated with yet another SWAP (Sewing With A Plan) post, let me explain. I wanted you to see all SWAP items together, in one post. Thanks to my son-in-law Brian for formatting the photos! Don’t the garments look much better without all the… Read More Mini S.W.A.P.: All Together Now
….. still unfinished. The case of a jacket that was loved, unloved and loved again – all during the construction process. Thankfully, it ended with “loved”; it’s still not lined, but I’m working on lining it as you read this — just couldn’t wait to share with you all. The Minoru jacket is the third… Read More Mini S.W.A.P 2018, Item Three: Minoru Jacket
Dear friends, Planned wardrobe sewing, or “Sewing With a Plan” is what I aspire to, but have had little success; because I’m easily distracted, and my attention is diverted to other projects. I’m trying again, this spring (oops, it’ll be summer by the time the SWAP set is ready), to sew with a pre-planned set… Read More Mini S.W.A.P., Spring 2018. Sewing With a Plan
Today, March 6, 2018 is primary election day in my state., and I will be dressed in “primary” colors; yeah – so literal that I was rolling my eyes at myself. But, its kind of fun to dress literally for the occasion. This pile of knits was ordered recently from Sew Much Fabric without any… Read More Primary
I kinda like the term “hack” when it’s applied to sewing patterns; affirms that I’m living in the 21st century. The other connotations of that word give me the heebie jeebies; shudder…. After tracking the cold-shoulder trend way back to almost 80 years ago, my inner Marlene Deitrich propelled me to sport the shoulders. So I… Read More Sewing a Renfrew Hack: Cold Shoulder Version