While I identify more as a sewist than as a knitter, I do knit frequently. My bus commute is nearly an hour and knitting helps to pass the time. Knitting is also my go to activity when I just need to decompress, zone out, and almost meditate. I knit when I am on planes, trains, while … More A Late Spring Shawlette
What has caught my eye and ignited my creativity on Pinterest this month? … More July Pin-spiration
It is wedding season. I’ve got some easy DIY decorations for you! … More Easy and Colorful DIY Wedding Decorations
My husband once told me that I was nigh impossible to shop for because I constantly walked around stores pointing out things that I could make [better, cheaper, or at least in a different color]. I recently shared a list of sewing tools that would make great gifts, but tools are not the ONLY gift … More More Gift Ideas for the Crafters & Sewists on your list
When I started sewing I didn’t know much about the world of sewing supplies or my project goals. I asked for the usual suspects – scissors, seam ripper, measuring tape, chalk pencils, and pins. Now that I am more advanced, I am looking for tools and notions that make my work faster and more efficient. Here are some of … More Holiday Gift Guide: My Favorite Sewing Tools
Yesterday was one of those glorious autumn days people write poems about. Bright blue sky above Wintering ducks on the lake Flameless trees burn on (That’s a Fabric Alchemist original.) Yesterday was one of those days this sewcialist craves for photos – good warm light, dry surfaces, and colorful backdrops. I had been waiting for … More Sitting Down for The Better Pictures Project
The one question I was asked again and again during our short engagement was, “Will you be making your wedding dress?” I did, but I couldn’t stop there.
I have been meaning to write this post for, well, a year. … More A Handmade Wedding – Anniversary Post
Oh geez, I have nearly 20 draft blog posts, 2 unfinished knitting projects, and about a dozen sewing ideas that have barely even made it onto my to-make list. This is NOT the time to start a new hobby, right? RIGHT? Certainly not one that requires storage of more small things. Nevertheless, here we are.
Our marriage begins today with a promise and a set of hand-forged rings. … More Rings Fit for a Dragon’s Treasure Hoard
Greg and I started our ring making process yesterday. This marriage thing is real. … More With These Rings we will wed