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Let’s Celebrate!

Wow – over 100 followers on Facebook! You guys are awesome! I want to thank you for your support of the shop and for helping me reach one of my small business goals. I definitely couldn’t have done it without all of you. I…

March 19, 2013

Sewing With Knits: Round One! The Briar Tee.

This post’s original title was going to be something along the lines of “I Fought the Knits and the Knits Won.” But after wearing this tee around multiple times in the last week or so since I sewed it up (and washing it! it…

March 14, 2013
Fashion Sewing

New Year’s (Sewing) Goals

Hey… Happy Friday! Even though it’s already February (Eeek… wow! Really?!), I haven’t done too much garment sewing for myself yet this year, so I think that it’s a good time to talk about some sewing goals! In the couple of years since I…

February 8, 2013
Fashion Sewing

A (Dark Denim) Ginger for All Seasons

Can you believe that Fall is already here? I sure can’t! While I’m missing the warmer weather, I do really enjoy seeing all of the pumpkins and jack o’lanterns pop up all around town and staring at the huge variety of colorful squash in…

October 25, 2012

Honey Girl Dress – In Progress

What I’ve been sewing lately for summer… I used about two spools of Gutermann elastic thread on the bodice: And now I’m trying to decide about the front ruffle, ric rac, and buttons: What do you think? What type of projects have you been…

June 20, 2012

Exciting News!

Wow, May sure was a busy month! Between work projects, trips, and running around doing a million little things, I was so surprised to turn around and… it’s June! I remember looking forward to June as being the “official” start of summer when I…

June 1, 2012

Fun Stuff and Retro Top Update

I was sick for most of the weekend so I didn’t get much sewing done. Since I was sick, I also missed a class that I had really been looking forward to, so I was pretty bummed about that. And then… I opened my email…

April 25, 2012

Late Night Sewing

Lately, I’ve been working on this… Tracing and trimming… Lots of pinning… A vintage-inspired top (a fitted muslin for one anyway)! Trying to pick a color for this: And listening to this – some of the best music I’ve heard lately! Have you heard of…

April 19, 2012

The Hip Tourist Skirt

I see London, I see France… Actually, I think it’s a map of Germany! It’s in a linen/cotton blend that I think will be nice and cool for the spring and summer. I added a thin cotton blend broadcloth underskirt/lining too! This is me…

April 15, 2012
Fashion Sewing

Feels Like Spring…

Well, sort of. It absolutely poured last night, warmed up quite a bit today, and… I just looked at the forecast and it’s actually supposed to get chilly again and snow this weekend! Eeeeesh… silly weather! Anyway, I just wanted to share a little preview…

April 12, 2012