Readers, thank you for visiting! Recently, I decided to pitch my sizable fabric stash against the seasonal Pantone color palette for Fall 2013. Here is what ensued. Each color in the Pantone release was found in my fabric stash. And more…. Is that embarrassing or sheer sewing empowerment? I’m on the fence with this issue,… Read More Embarrassment of (Fabric) Riches? Or Sewing Empowerment?
Dear PR Contestants, I love and admire you all (I mean all of you, including designers from all seasons past), but some of your utterances leave me non-plussed. Please read below. I’m not quoting you directly, but using the gist of your comments as aired on Project Runway. My own snarky words are in red italics.… Read More Sh*t Project Runway Designers Say
An overdue assessment of the closet revealed that I’m in possession of pairs of trousers as old as ten years or more! And it’s showing. Er, there are more old pairs to the left, out of the picture range. A weeding out of pairs purchased back in the days when I actually purchased clothing……………. ……revealed… Read More The Impending Autumn of No Pants
Who woulda thunk it…. an image of a little kid in a boat neck t-shirt would inspire me to make one of my favorite tops this summer. It all started when I saw this pattern designed by Melissa of the blog Melly Sews, for her children’s pattern line Blank Slate Patterns. Since I have no little… Read More Boatneck, Ahoy…