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

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Reflection

Settling in Seattle… and finally coming up for a bit of air

Hello from Seattle! Whew, what a crazy couple of weeks its been.  It feels like I've been living in the chaos that is moving for ages.  Thankfully, a bit of order is finally returning.  The boxes are slowly disappearing, the furniture has settled into a reasonable arrangement, and the sewing area has been set up.… Continue reading Settling in Seattle… and finally coming up for a bit of air

Community · Reflection

2012 Recap with Awards and Sightings and All that Jazz

Okay, so I'm very late to post a 2012 recap. Things are crazy over here right now, and I'm having trouble making the time to sew, read and comment on all of your wonderful posts, and write my own posts. First off, my big news: my husband and I (and our two cats, of course)… Continue reading 2012 Recap with Awards and Sightings and All that Jazz

Class · Reflection · Review · Sewing

Tuesdays with Gertie: Final Touches

This year I’m sewing along with Gertie from Gertie’s New Blog for Better Sewing. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I have joined up through the Craftsy online community to make perfectly fitted bombshell dresses. Here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. Well, friends, the last stitch is in place. The bombshell… Continue reading Tuesdays with Gertie: Final Touches

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And the award goes to…

Evelyne of Hand Sewn and Homegrown is standing on stage looking lovely but slightly off balance since her right leg is vying for a good deal of attention.  She's announcing the Liebster Blog Award, a highly coveted award for young sewing blogs.  The tension is palpable.  "...The origins of the Liebster Blog Award are somewhat unclear… Continue reading And the award goes to…