Category: <span>Musings</span>

Greece Family Vacation-Handmade Everyday!

We’re just back from a glorious family vacation to Pefkos and Athens, Greece! I would have posted this earlier but we all caught the flu after arriving back home and that plus jet lag made for a slow recovery. If you missed my packing /planning post you can view it here. our GreeK itinerary: Pefkos- outside of Rhodes just past Lindos We spent 4 beautifully relaxing days at …

Earth Day, Fashion Revolution, MMM and Sustainable Sewing

It’s Fashion Revolution Week and Friday is Earth Day. Plus it’s almost time for Me Made May! This week is a great time to slow down and reaffirm what I strive to achieve in my sewing and creative practices. Reuse and recycle old clothing and textiles Mend and repair Use organic and sustainable fabrics and notions whenever possible Keep it Local Look for Fair trade and ethical production …

Favorite Things- March

My new embroidery pattern is *almost ready* for release so I thought I’d take a step back and do a quick post today about some of my favorite things this month! The month started out with a visit to NSU Art Museum with my mom to see the exhibit, Confrontation: Keith Haring and Pierre Alechinsky and to attend an amazing lecture, Fashion Icons: Anna Sui and Barbara Hulanicki …

The World of Anna Sui Exhibit

The World of Anna Sui exhibit curated by Denis Northdruft and organized by the Fashion and Textile Museum,London is now on the final leg of it’s international tour. The exhibit features over 100 looks from fashion designer Anna Sui’s archive, spanning her career from 1981 to 2017. I got the chance to view this fabulous exhibit right before it closed two weeks ago at the NSU Art Museum in …

Favorite Things- June

Today I wanted to share a few of my favorite things. My sewing slowed down for quite a few months during my recovery from ankle surgery and entertainment became a real lifeline for me. Before I could start walking again I was practically living on my couch so thank goodness for podcasts, youtube and books! Read: Here are some of my favorite textile/business/tabletop books right now: Mind Your …

Earth Day & Sustainable Sewing

It’s Earth Day! The perfect time to slow down and focus on what we can do to make our craft as sustainable as possible. Today I’ll be working on some mending and planning out some scrappy projects. I thought this was the perfect time to share some of my fav tutorials and tips to keep your sewing practice as eco-friendly as possible! Sustainable Sewing Tips Reuse and recycle …

2017 Year in Review

Once again this year has just flown by!  It’s our second year living in Plantation and I feel like we’ve finally settled in. I’ve definitely slowed down my sewing- and blogging -this year. There just never seems to be enough time.  I’ve tried to focus 2017 on slowing down and making more well made pieces.  Though as you can see below I’ve still made quite a bit! Some …

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