I finished up my 2 Belvedere Waistcoats.  I followed the Sew-A-Long for the most part.  I did not wait for the final post though.  I put my buttons on yesterday.  I made one of each version.  Version 1 has welt pockets and side...
June 11, 2017
I started the Belvedere Waistcoat Sew-a-Long from Thread Theory Designs.  I cut out two waistcoats today.  I will be making version 1 and version 2.  My fabric choices seem pretty challenging, so I hope I can handle how things go. ...
May 29, 2017
​   Here is the photo of my completed dress for Dress Like Your Grandma 2017.  I think I like the muslin better, but it does not have a hem yet.   I have been working on some big projects so this hem has to wait.  One of the...
May 13, 2017
I started the muslin.  I now see why the fabric was only $4 a yard.  It will hold up for awhile.  I think.  Here's the neckline without the facings.   Here it is done and with the embroidery I hope to do on it.  The...
March 18, 2017
Before I get started, Silence Fallen by Patricia Briggs came out today.  I am going to try to NOT read it in a day or two.  Trying to distract myself...   I have decided to take part in the Dress Like Your Grandma sewing challenge....
March 7, 2017
I have failed already in my attempts at my sewing goals this year so far.  I have made some stuff, but... So here is my version of the Hawthorn Dress by Colette Patterns.   I am starting to make some items to donate, AND getting ready to...
March 5, 2017
  It seems like a failure.  I spent the first few months of 2016 pretty focused on my game.  Still, I never got a BINGO.  I also did not stop buying fabric.  The whole point of the BINGO game was to use my stash and not buy...
January 2, 2017
Meh
Sorry it's been so long since I have updated.  I am currently working on a project but am very far behind in everything including the Bag of The Month Club.  I am, however, on book 6 of the Jane Yellowrock series by Faith Hunter.
October 24, 2016
  No, it is not super beautiful, but it is functional.  This is the pencil case I made for my 2nd grader.  I followed the tutorial over at Spoonful of Sugar.  I realized a little too late the mistakes about where to stop and start...
August 21, 2016
I haven't done any writing this summer, so this space has been bare.  Sorry.  I did get some skirts done for Skirting The Issue, and we dropped them off yesterday for the Florence Crittenton School Supply Drive.   I made simple...
August 12, 2016