(So... I wrote this over a month ago, and it's taken me this long to take some simple photos of this top!! I have worn it lots, mostly to church or on special outings, like my birthday lunch, but as I approach my due date it has started to feel quite voluminous - does any… Continue reading Sewing the Lily Top
After sewing three versions of Tilly and the Buttons' Mama Agnes, I can happily say this is a great staple pattern for maternity sewing, Hooray!
So I realize I'm a little late to the Make Nine wagon for 2019, but Rochelle's rules are so gentle that I figure late is still in plenty of time. I guess moving across the province in the new year is an acceptable reason to be behind schedule this January 🙂 When I ruminated on… Continue reading Make Nine 2019 Plans
In January I made a list of nine crafting projects I wanted to tackle this year - what did I love? What didn't work out? What did I learn?
Since embarking on my sewing journey last year, I've learned a lot about fabric, what kind to buy, where to buy it, etc. My first foray into online fabric buying was soon after sewing my first few garments, and since then, I've since been compiling a list of all the Canadian online garment fabric stores… Continue reading My Growing Unofficial Compendium of Canadian Online Fabric Shops
I think I shared about this before, but when I really got into sewing last year, Me Made May was in the back of my mind as a tentative goal for my handmade wardrobe. Previous to this sewing craze, I lived for a really long time on hand-me-downs and thrift store finds - and don't… Continue reading Me Made May Reflections
Another Willow Tank. I love this pattern! Seriously, people. If anyone came to me and asked me to teach them to sew clothes, this is what I would start with. Not that I know enough to teach someone how to sew, but this pattern is so good even I could teach someone to sew it.… Continue reading Sewing the Willow Tank (with a stripe hack)