All the fixin’s…

…well, a couple! Last time my daughter visited [Christmas], she dumped a bag of mending on me, and you know how I feel about that!  It has sat there, smirking at me, and despite numerous girdings og my loins, [not lions, they bite] I finally got to work.  A bit.  Just a bit. Job number … Continue reading All the fixin’s…

Monthly Making

2016 in pictures I make this 45 garments [I thought it would be more, but hey-ho, some were extremely time-consuming] 11 for Dawn, 4 for other family members…and 30 for me.  Ahem.  Selfish sewing alert!  Of that thirty, only 6 items weren’t steampunk or dress-up.  Hilarious! On the extrememly positive side, I don’t think I’ve … Continue reading Monthly Making

A High Rooster…

…or cock-up.  Geddit?  Geddit?  Sigh.  I’ll get me coat… Flying high after finishing the AbFabR..oh you know, that thing, I decided to grab up an easy project on the sewing pile.  The easiest choice was the Indian-style tunic from Simplicity 4149.  A quick glance through the instructions, just in case a new and interesting method … Continue reading A High Rooster…

Cutting Remarks

Woohoo I got me some sew-jo!  I had a mad indulgent splurge last week [payday, can’t help myself] and ordered shedloads of patterns and fabrics.   They’ve been arriving all week, and I finally reached ignition point and got the itch again.  Just a little, but I have put in several hours of pattern prep … Continue reading Cutting Remarks