Finished Project · Review · Sewing

Five Funky Running Skirts

I've considered myself a runner for most of my life.  I ran recreationally when I was little, and then, at the age of 16, I started running competitively, which is when running really took ahold of me. I made time to run nearly every day from then until the third trimester of my pregnancy.  I would have kept… Continue reading Five Funky Running Skirts

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Sewing · Tutorial

Tutorial: Adding Pockets to a Knit Waistband

I recently got inspired to make a million running skirts.  And by a million, I mean five.  But, making five felt like a million because assembly line sewing means even when you're on the next to last step, you still have so much left to do!  Especially when deconstructing a ready-to-wear waistband pocket modification is… Continue reading Tutorial: Adding Pockets to a Knit Waistband

Finished Project · Sewing

Sporty Sewing in Bamboo Jersey

Yesterday's post probably clued you in to what was coming next. Though I've chosen to make super sporty Avocado Hoodies, I think these versions live up to their Disparate Disciplines' Date Night theme since my husband and I are the kind of people who think honeymooning in the Alps is about the best thing ever.… Continue reading Sporty Sewing in Bamboo Jersey

Community · Sewing

SSS’11: September 20th through 23rd

This September I’m joining Zoe at ‘So, Zo…’ in a challenge to wear something handmade every day for thirty days. This post marks the sixth update of my progress. September 20, 2011 What: The Good-Enough-for-a-First-Try Running Skirt Where: To track practice. Since I'm just now starting to feel better, I was there to mostly cheer… Continue reading SSS’11: September 20th through 23rd

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SSS’11: September 1st through 4th

This September I’m joining Zoe at ‘So, Zo…’ in a challenge to wear something handmade every day for thirty days. This post marks the first update of my progress. September 1, 2011 What:  The Plain Jane A-Line Skirt Where:  Flying home from Europe.  My husband and I had a layover in Paris, so we snapped… Continue reading SSS’11: September 1st through 4th