July was supposed to be for sewing hard things.  I got through only 2 outfits from that planned list, and even then, I didn't finish until sometime in August.  From an old Vogue Pattern, I made a dress and jacket out of the Retro Vibe...
September 8, 2019
The Fair is over and the quilt is sitting in the house ready to be delivered to Jon Snodgrass.     At the Fair, I was excited to take a photo as taking photographs of quilts is a pain.  BUT, they didn't hang it.  It was folded...
July 25, 2019
So we got back from Wichita over a week ago, and I was pretty motivated to get to work on the quilt right away, but I was not feeling well FOR SO LONG after we got back.  Yuck.  The quilt is due to the fair next week, and I am not even...
July 8, 2019
Perusing old blog posts, I found that the quilt I am making for the Fair this year started percolating in my brain during the summer of 2014.  Wow.  I suck.   This will be my Drag The River quilt.  I bought some fabric the other day...
June 6, 2019
Soooo................I got to test the Mahina Cardigan Pattern by Scroop Patterns.  Yay!   Since I was a tester, I made the trial version which is a little different than the final version.    When I found out about being a tester...
May 5, 2019
April's Pattern for Sew My Style 2019 is the Hepburn Pants from Wardrobe by Me.  The pattern calls for fabric with some stretch which I wasn't very excited about.  I don't want pants that stretch; I prefer cotton that relaxes over...
April 27, 2019
  I have constructed the Ann Normandy Pant pattern twice.  Well, three times now, BUT the first time, the pants were beautiful but super big (I made size small).  The second time, I made size extra small and they were TOO small! ...
March 31, 2019
I finished up some Jenny Overalls today. I cut a size 8, and I think I could size down and be fine, but I wanted to be sure I had room to wear a t-shirt underneath.  They are super comfortable.   I plan to make the trousers too.  I am...
March 24, 2019
Here is my version #1 of the Givre Shirt by Deer and Doe.  I cut this as a size 36 even though I measure a 34.  It is made from scraps.  Who knows what type of material.  It feels very much like the top is plastic and the bottom is...
February 4, 2019
I will be sewing the Givre T-shirt this month.  My machine's in the shop, but my serger is ready to go!   Hopefully, I'll get some photos uploaded tomorrow.   Sew My Style 2019   For the holidays, we got a family Spotify...
February 2, 2019