Even though I did not adhere to the “creating every day” rule of the month-long challenge —at least not by the time I reached Week 3—I did succeed in breaking down the mental barriers that were keeping me out of the sewing room. … More My sew-jo is back!
Daylight savings, a lot of long work days, meeting my serger, and a meditation on creativity and social justice. So continues Me-Making March. … More Me-Making March: Week 3-ish
I almost didn’t make Akita. The shirt as it appeared in Seamwork, didn’t look like my style of shirt. Most notably, the sleeves stuck out very wide, almost like wings. I try to avoid garments that add width to my already broad shoulders. What changed my mind was all of the beautiful creations by other … More My Akita Blouse
I am not making as much progress on as many projects as I had hoped, but I am still making more progress than I was making in February. And that was the intention of this self-challenge. … More Me-Making March: Week 2
Edit: Ha! I had forgotten I scheduled this post for this morning. 🙂 Thankfully it was a readable draft. However, it doesn’t include the pictures. That has been remedied. March 1 – Print & tape Adelaide PDF Pattern! March 2 – Tape together Akita PDF Pattern, Grade & trace patterns for Camas Blouse, Akita Blouse, … More Me-Making March: Week 1
If you spend any time reading sewing blogs, you are aware of the annual challenge known as MMMay or Me-Made May. I’m really looking forward to this year. I have a number of me-made garments in the pipeline and I am pretty confident I’ll finish them before May 1. To help myself stay on track to finish … More Me-Making March