Reflection

It’s a Girl! Again!

Ladies and Gentlemen, I'm once again pleased to announce that my husband and I welcomed a darling daughter into the world last week. (Please ignore the blue sleeve cuffs. All of our tiny newborn clothes are hand-me-downs from a family that had two boys!) And, just as before, our little family is doing well.  Labor was… Continue reading It’s a Girl! Again!

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Community · Press · Reflection

Pleat Hem Dart – PhDs and Sewing

Recently, the sewing world and the scientific world united in celebration over Seamstress Erin getting her Ph.D.  With her degree in hand, Erin's had a bit of time to reflect on how important sewing and knitting and quilting and crochet and...  well, you get the point... were to getting her to the end of graduate school.  So, she's putting together… Continue reading Pleat Hem Dart – PhDs and Sewing

Reflection

It’s a Girl! // Resewlution: Keep Sewing with a Little One

Ladies and gentlemen, I'm pleased to announce that my husband and I welcomed a darling daughter into the world last week.  Yes, despite the fact that the vote was for a boy by a small majority, 14 to 11, she turned out to be a little girl!  I guess I'll be needing to finish that… Continue reading It’s a Girl! // Resewlution: Keep Sewing with a Little One

Community · Press · Reflection

Sewing and Style: My Interview with Seamstress Erin

Hey hey hey - guess what?! I'm hanging out with the talented and fabulous Erin of Seamstress Erin today over on her blog. Head over there and read all about my evolution in thinking about sewing and style. Here's to hoping I really will be able to look back over many, many, many years of… Continue reading Sewing and Style: My Interview with Seamstress Erin

Class · Reflection · Review

Wednesdays with Lynda: Fitting Standards

The next few months I’m sewing along with Lynda Maynard. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I have joined up to learn how to fit using Lynda Maynard's Sew the Perfect Fit class on Craftsy. Here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. In this week's lesson, Lynda walked us through how to… Continue reading Wednesdays with Lynda: Fitting Standards