Hello everyone! I have some very exciting news to share! I recently applied to become part of the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network, and, today, my first post went live on their blog. I cannot tell you how thrilled I am to finally be able to tell you all about this! I made an adorable outfit using patterns from Gertie's New… Continue reading A Polka Dot Day: Gertie’s Bow Tie Blouse
First off, I wish to thank all of you for your kind thoughts and words. It has meant so much to me! I sometimes get rather "down in the dumps" and it was extremely helpful to be reminded that things aren't as bleak as they may seem. Today I have something a little different for… Continue reading Fabric Show and Tell
First off, I have a little disclaimer: if you have no interest in knowing what I am thinking about these days, or only want to read about my sewing tales, then you should probably skip this post. I'm in the mood to be a little introspective. The day is drawing to a close. My husband… Continue reading Evening Ponderings
So. . . I've been keeping busy. I've discovered that little doll clothes take almost as long to make as children's clothes. But they turned out so darn adorable! I initially planned to use Simplicity 4347, which is a 1950's vintage reprint, but it ended up being a bit too finicky for me at the moment.… Continue reading Little Things are Quite Adorable: 18″ Doll Clothes
Hello my dear friends, Today I haven't much to show you. I've been cleaning my little apartment. Organizing the pantry, sweeping floors, rearranging furniture, and just giving everything a polish. I have cut out my last Negroni shirt of the season, and my Christmas present making is well on its way to being finished! I… Continue reading It’s a Busy Cleaning Day!
I have been signed up to Jennifer Lauren's pattern testing group for quite some time now. I would excitedly see the announcements about the need for testers, but every time I was always too late. When she let everyone know that she was preparing a men's cardigan pattern I jumped at the opportunity hoping that… Continue reading Jennifer Lauren Handmade: The Auden Cardigan Pattern Review