Ruby Two

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

YOP Update

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

Zippers

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

Finished!

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!

Social Media Break

Good Morning! My last post was *YIKES* in mid-March. Things just became very hectic around here and I blinked and boom, it was April. (Two kiddos hit by a nasty stomach bug stinks...but everyone is feeling better now!) I've continued to work on my scrapy magic ball afghan and I think one more ball will … Continue reading Social Media Break

Book Date

I finished The Library Book by Susan Orlean. A very enjoyable and educational read. I liked that the book moved back and forth between the 1986 fire/investigation and the history of the library. I found myself going online to find pictures of the art, architecture and additional background on the fire. I recommend this book. … Continue reading Book Date