Good Morning- Due to recent life complications, I'm taking a break from blogging. I hope to resume in the spring. Follow me on Instagram @MrsMcD918 Thanks!
I really want to build a wardrobe of useful, comfortable clothes. At the end of 2019, so many people were posting their Make Nine's. Instagram user Julie_makes posted a Make Nine that, seriously, was my dream wardrobe. I love everything about this picture. I am going to shamelessly try to emulate (ie copy) her style. … Continue reading Shirt No. 1
I read over 60 books in 2019 (picture before the end of the year). By read, I mean I either actually read them or listened to the audio version (which I count as a book read). Here are my favorites of 2019. Biggest Surprise to Me: I have no idea why, but I resisted reading … Continue reading Books of 2019
For Christmas, I finished a quilt for my son. I started it long before, in fact I think I wanted to give it to him for his birthday in July but let it sit due to the heat. Just a simple quilt using a Thomas & Friends panel and stash cotton in solid colors. I … Continue reading Finished Object
Long ago I purchased Sew Liberated's Strata Top. I printed it out and pieced the pattern together, but then it just sat. At a yard sale over the summer, I found multiple bolts of fabric at a ridiculously low price and thought they would be great for making work ups of patterns. So, using some … Continue reading Strata Top
I finished it!! Actually, I should be more embarrassed than proud as I started this in June. This happens with me. I get near the finish line and lose all steam. I used Thanksgiving as motivation to finish it. This is a free pattern from Lion Brand and I used the video tutorial from Very … Continue reading Cropped Raglan Cardigan
Miss Mary requested a new winter hat...an orange hat. She's learning to spell and orange is now one of her favorite words. Luckily I had some FibraNatura Inca in Coral in my stash and she liked the color. From Ravelry, I found a cute free pattern- Pop Top Hot by YaYa Lovestoknit. I underestimated my … Continue reading Pop Top Hat