I love to make lists of sewing projects on paper, but I also like to have a visual reference! Often I’ll sketch project ideas over and over in my little notebook, drawing and re-drawing the things I want to make. It does make it hard to see all my plans at a glance though as […]
I had my fall sewing plans laid out nicely, and felt pretty good about my small reasonable list! Then I stopped by the fabric store to get snaps and lining… and a fabric on the sale table caught my eye. You can guess what happens from there! This beautiful floral was on the 50 percent off table. It’s dark […]
Who’s planning their fall sewing projects? I am! This summer, I found that it worked well to select three summer sewing projects, and finish them before starting anything else. That way when I had moments of spare time, I knew exactly what to work on next. It helped me stay focused and not continue to plan […]
Like most people in Vancouver, I get excited about summer here. We have what feels like a short summer, but when it arrives everyone’s in a better mood. People are happier and friendlier! Or maybe it’s all in my mind and that impression is due to my own improved mood. Either way, bring on summer! (a […]
Ok, here’s the story I owe you guys, from yesterday’s Top 10 Sewing Projects recap: Last winter, I absolutely loved Reese Witherspoon’s look on the cover of InStyle magazine. What a perfect office-party look, don’t you think? I even managed to find nearly-identical fabric at Fabricana to recreate the dress. See! Look how close the […]
Now that the Statement Coat is finished and in my closet, it’s time to get on with the next item on my Top 10 Sewing Projects list. I’m super excited to make a basic black skirt, as it will give me plenty of outfit possibilities for Me-Made-May! The fabric I have was a whopping $50 […]
It just keeps on happening to me – I go into Fabricana for just one thing and come out with a new batch of projects to make.