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!
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
What does one wear to a performance of Romeo & Juliet that is also a party? At most theatrical outings, me and my outfit are visible to the public for maybe 10 minutes in between shedding my coat and sitting down in our seats. I like to look nice, and usually any of my party or … More Thrifted Tales: A $5 Little Black Dress
I don’t take the train to work anymore, but when I missed my bus this morning I caught a ride with my husband and we found ourselves on our old commute routine. #nostalgia The sun was rising, the air was chilly, and I felt cozy in my new fall sweater. While I waited for the … More The Better Pictures Project – Get Outside
Pondering the stories of donated clothing, and celebrating an awesome Goodwill find. … More Goodwill Friday Find
A brief look at a Halloween 2012 work-in-progress. … More What’s on the mannequin?
Today the costuming gods shined down on me while on a quick trip to Buffalo Exchange. … More Costume Notes
In which I deconstruct a poorly-fitting dress, recombine the parts, and reconstruct a new denim pencil skirt. … More Fabric Alchemy: a denim skirt
A quick recap of my first three weeks of Me-Made May ’12 … More Me-Made May ’12 Recap