top 20 new sewing patterns: July 2018 (part two)

I’m back with part two of my top twenty fave patterns released in July 2018! (Here’s part one.) Putting this post together took a little longer than I expected because I went to my studio in the morning & banged out a couple of curtains for our living room, & by the time I wasContinue reading “top 20 new sewing patterns: July 2018 (part two)”

top 20 new sewing patterns: July 2018 (part one)

Hello & welcome to a new series I hope to share with you all on a monthly basis! It’s pretty straightforward: I’m going to dish on my top twenty new sewing patterns of the month. I always enjoy new pattern round-ups, but I don’t love it when they are only links & no images, orContinue reading “top 20 new sewing patterns: July 2018 (part one)”

We’re moving to Portland!

Hello, Constant Readers! Long time, no talk. There’s been a lot going on. I mentioned a few months ago that our family may be moving to Portland this summer. It was kind of a slow-motion decision, but it’s happening! In less than two weeks! We are scheduled to arrive in Portland & move into ourContinue reading “We’re moving to Portland!”

achievement unlocked: Cashmerette Ames jeans

I made three pairs of jeans in two weeks for my Pattern Throwdown post over on the Curvy Sewing Collective blog back in February, & the most successful of the bunch was the Cashmerette Ames jeans. When this pattern was first released, I fully intended to give it a miss, as I already had theContinue reading “achievement unlocked: Cashmerette Ames jeans”

#365DaysofSewing: week 1

day 1: Today was a travel day. We flew home to Lawrence from Boston. So I needed a mobile sewing project. I wound up doing some cross stitching in the morning before we had to leave for the airport. I thought about bringing my cross stitching on to the plane with me, but decided notContinue reading “#365DaysofSewing: week 1”