Okay, friends, I am done with this “capsule” which started as Neon Spring 2020, morphed into Neon Spring/Summer 2020 and ended up as just Neon Capsule 2020. My sewing speed and time is always over estimated. I love this neon capsule! The inspiration At the time it seemed so refreshing after 2019 winter doldrums; little… Read More Neon2020 Wardrobe Capsule: Complete
Mighty title there ….. Happy New Year, friends! I first encountered the term “epic” applied to sewing projects in a book by Sandra Betzina. In the first edition of “Power Sewing” (1990s), she referred to some of her sewn garments as “epic”. Those particular projects took time, effort, the best materials, and utmost skill. I think… Read More 2018: Epic Sewing Projects
2016, BEGONE! I am thrilled to welcome the year 2017. Here’s a reflective look back at my sewing activity, only to clarify how to move ahead. This may be an eye-roll moment, but indulge me. I sewed consistently in 2016, and my wardrobe is now populated with self-made clothing. But I sewed wardrobe items I… Read More Sewn Wardrobe Math and New Year
Happy New Year’s Eve! I would like to list very briefly some happy, some devastating, some interesting things that happened in 2015. My personal life was eventful in the first half of 2015. There was a wedding, a birth and a death in my family – in the reverse order, though. My mother passed away, a… Read More Sewing Shenanigans for 2016?