I have lost my will to read. The horror. I am blaming this on being really sick all of May. I didn't read, didn't work out, missed work days and if I wasn't doing mom duties, I was in bed zoning out to Netflix (Father Brown) and Prime (Silent Witness). I just couldn't concentrate. So, … Continue reading Book Date
I dug though my stash and found a bag labeled "Ruby Top". Apparently I purchased this fabric with the Made by Rae Ruby Top in mind (goodness knows how long ago). So, over the course of a week while I was child free, I cut and sewed a new tunic. My binding skills are getting … Continue reading Ruby Two
I am happy to report I have cast off my FIRST sweater! It all began when the pattern for The Easy Bulky One by Joji was released. I promptly purchased it and the recommended yarn, Quarry by Brooklyn Tweed (purchased online from a lovely shop-Wool & Co.-they packaged the yarn so beautifully!) Then, I did … Continue reading Evolution of a Sweater
It's been a long time since I posted. Not intentional, life just became busy and I have been down for the count with pneumonia 😷 I did manage to do some sewing though. I made a new dress, using the under skirt portion of the Metamorphic dress pattern by Sew Liberated. I added 5 inches … Continue reading YOP Update
Last Saturday it was Little Yarn Shop Day. My roommate from college and I met for lunch and some yarn shopping. We had lunch at an adorable French Bistro and had a nice "catch up on our lives" lunch. Then we went to a local yarn shop named Craftworks (where I took a class with … Continue reading Projects on Repeat
Zippers...my nemesis! I am determined to conquer them on simple projects before using them in clothing. So, using my trusty School of Sewing book, I made two pouches. First up, I needed a small pouch to carry in my tote bag. I have switched to carrying a tote bag instead of a cross body bag … Continue reading Zippers
I finished my Drea Renee Knits Nightshift Shawl! Made from stash yarn, I am pleased with how it turned out! Details: Colors: A Swarthy Parrot Fish (blue variegated) (used entire skein) B HiKoo White C Manos Grey D Nice & Knit Capsize (orange) E Hikoo Marbled Gray F Nice & Knit Dockside (gold) I particularly … Continue reading Finished!