My sew-jo is back! 

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! 

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Costume Notes: Mulan

When will my reflection show who I am inside? “Reflection” was the first Disney song that hit an emotion note and made me cry. It spoke to an inner struggle that a 15-year old girl knew too well. I won’t claim that at 15 I was actually able to articulate my specific identity issues, but I … More Costume Notes: Mulan

A smattering of WIPs and Finished Projects

I’ve spent plenty of time philosophizing and self-reflecting. It is high time we got back to creating! (Or at least showing you what I have been creating.) Grandmother’s dress – WIP Remember this from November? Per Brooke’s suggestions I took off the sleeves and pinned the shoulders to move the shoulder seams down. Ignore the overly … More A smattering of WIPs and Finished Projects