Mood: Hangrelieved (hungry angry and relieved) Audio: The sounds of my new neighbors moving in. Snack: Pancakes are on the way. Drink: Limeade Consider this a sneak peek. At some point, I’m going to make a complete write-up of this project. But this will have to suffice in the meantime. I just had to share […]
Mood: A bit disappointed and frustrated Audio: Midsomer Murders Drink: Hibiscus and Lime Organic Yerba Mate Snack: N/A I am damn rusty. It seems like five months is enough time for me to forget practically everything I know about sewing and working with fabric. Today, I set out to create two wearable chemise toiles. But […]
You’re welcome for that ear worm. (And yes, I know the lyrics are ‘when doves cry’ but you don’t see any tears in this print do you? I hope not. I tried to wash them all out and cut around them. *sniffle*) This fabric is easily the most difficult fabric I’ve ever dealt with. It […]
I can’t pass a fabric store, or a store that just so happens to have a fabric section, without ‘just checking’ their selection of sheer fabrics. I always walk out of there with something. Last night it was two six yard bundles of sheer fabric, a measuring tape (the thing I had gone in to […]
…hand sew some cuffs with ruffles for a gentleman’s shirt.
Mood: Pleased Audio: N / A Drink: Lukewarm oolong tea [it will get a healthy dose of hot water soon, don’t worry.] Snack: N / A I present to you my new skirt! [Oh and please ignore the strawberry jam stain. Success made me peckish.] The pattern needs to be tweaked a bit to take […]
Mood: Semi-frustrated Audio: Co-Optional Podcast #51 Drink: Iced Apple Cider Chai w/ honey whiskey [because it has been that kind of day.] Snack: N / A Designing/drafting this ‘modernized’ stay pattern has proved to be the more difficult than I anticipated. The Problems? How to make way for hips. The way the Victorians got over […]
“Mom, what is this weird whirring thing doing on my table?”
Before I got snow in my shoe: After I got snow in my shoe [and the dude got over his laughing fit]: It took all night but it’s finished! Approximately 24 hours went into this dress from pattern drafting to sewing on the last button. And it all went down without any major bumps. [There […]
Okay, so maybe they aren’t that big but they are pretty impressive for the first snowfall of the year. [I don’t think I could have asked for a better work day.] And what better way to celebrate the first fall then with a nice cuppa?