Hooray! I finally finished the Aurora Dress, the one I've been planning since early fall! And, would you believe that it does in fact fit my pregnant self just like I'd hoped?! Fitting around my belly is no small feat these days considering how large I've gotten. It's mind boggling that my belly can expand… Continue reading An Aurora in Voile: The Reveal
The aurora dress is finally finished - just in time to double as my holiday dress! I think the dark green is quite lovely for the season. I wore it last night to a Christmas eve service, and, to be perfectly honest, I also plan on wearing it this Friday when my husband and I go… Continue reading Happy Happy Holidays!
Wow. You guys had a lot to say about my last muslin. Thank you so much! And, even though many of you said to save the fabric and stick to knits right now, I'm going to side with the folks who said, "Go for it! Make that dress out of a fabric you're excited about!"… Continue reading An Aurora in Voile: The Reworked Muslin
Okay, I'm going to brave posting pictures of my muslin since I'm curious about your input. Here is Simplicity 2145 straight out of the envelope in a size 10, although I left most of the length in the front pleats unsewn. I would typically cut a size 8, but my body has changed a lot these… Continue reading An Aurora in Voile: The Muslin
My husband and I recently went on a short trip - a babymoon, if you will - to Alaska. We were on the hunt for aurora. We chose a long weekend as close to a new moon and the equinox as our schedules would allow, two criteria we'd heard improve one's chances of seeing the… Continue reading An Aurora in Voile