2019 Make Nine · creativity · sewing

Sewing Budget and Pattern Hacking: Lou Box Top

I do my level best to stay within a small monthly budget for my sewing. (And before I go further I should acknowledge that "small" is a relative term, and any amount of money I get to spend on myself and my creative pursuits is a mark of my privilege. I feel a great tension… Continue reading Sewing Budget and Pattern Hacking: Lou Box Top

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2019 Make Nine · sewing

Postpartum Sewing: Parkside Shorts

Little Baby Lou (so christened by her new big sister) was born at the beginning of May, and since then I've been needing a decent pair of me-sized shorts for the northern summer. (You're welcome, mosquitoes. I know you love my knees especially, haha.) I had another pair of Maritime Shorts on my 2019 Make… Continue reading Postpartum Sewing: Parkside Shorts

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My Growing Unofficial Compendium of Canadian Online Fabric Shops

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