sewing

McCall’s M6707 Navy Linen Capri’s

I can hardly believe it’s already 2014, this year has just flown by.  This year marked the first time that I focused on sewing practical clothes for myself.  I did a lot of hand sewing and embroidery when I was younger and made yearly Halloween costumes, my favorite holiday as I love any excuse to […]

Twist and Drape Blouse

Just a quick little post so I can spend more time with the kiddo’s today.  It’s a fine balancing act trying to fit in time for sewing, creating and blogging and take care of my two little one’s.  I’ve had a bit of extra time this week since my husband is home and we’ve been

What’s in a Name?

I am the Ancient Apple Queen, As once I was so am I now. For ever more a hope unseen, Betwixt the blossom and the bow. Ah, where’s the river’s hidden Gold! And where’s the windy grave of Troy! Yet come I as I came of old, From out the heart of summer’s joy. William

Holiday Sewing for the Kids

Has anyone else gone a little overboard sewing for the holidays?  I’ve been sewing for the kids like a fiend since the beginning of December.  I think I may have gone a little overboard, but boy the sewing was fun and each project helped me get a little better at my sewing. I’m glad I

Naturally Dyed Flared Wave Skirt

I am just in love with this pattern.  Super easy to sew up and so comfortable to wear.  I really need to make a few more! This pattern is from one of my favorite sewing pattern books, Shape Shape, Sewing Clothing Patterns to Wear Multiple Ways by Natsuno Hiraiwa.  I have made up a few patterns

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