Make it work, Aires

A reckoning came for my fabric stash. Full of fabrics for costumes long-completed, I wanted to make physical and emotional room for new fashion sewing projects. During that reckoning, I kept the leftover costume fabric with potential for functional every-day clothes. Spandex was repurposed fun, personalized workout gear. I started with the Seamwork Aires, one … More Make it work, Aires

Dressed for Brooklyn

When my mom and I started planning our weekend trip to Brooklyn, New York I thought about taking a whole me-made wardrobe for the two-and-a-half day trip. That ambitious idea shrunk down to one new dress, and it is the best dress I could have taken. I wore a dress made from the fabric I … More Dressed for Brooklyn

Spring Forward!

Good day #Sewcialist community! I’m trying not to let the lost hour of sleep and the apparent start of my spring allergies hamstring my aspirations. I am rearranging furniture and sorting boxes in my sewing room and working on some outstanding alteration tasks and costume projects for others. What are you up to today? Did you plan … More Spring Forward!