Cambie sneak preview

  Here’s a little teaser. I’m finally getting started on my Sewaholic Cambie dress. This is technically the muslin, as well as my traced pattern pieces. Yes, I’m using nice fabric for my muslin. I’m pretty much a dead-on size 8 from the back of the envelope so I have high hopes that my “muslin”…

Root beer rocks!

For my birthday this year, my amazing husband got me one of the coolest gifts: a 48 bottle sampler of root beer from The Root Beer Store. This was the perfect gift for me because I love root beer and I love trying new things! My plan was to photograph and rate each one but…

Side Yard Makeover

This past spring I decided to redo our side yard. It was in a sad sad state. Sorely neglected. A finished picture of the side yard is over on the left. My goal was to make it like a tiny oasis. My dance room has two French doors that open out on to it so…

Flashback: Little Pink Purse

Here’s another flashback of something I made many years ago. Decades ago in fact. Perhaps in undergrad? I later learned that “super cool” pink fabric I used for the purse was actually lining fabric. The brocade I got at the local sewing annex for something like 50 cents. The beads were just some extra multi…

Sewaholic Renfrew Review

So I finally got around to writing my review of the Sewaholic Renfrew on PatternReview. The actual review is here with all the links and such. But here it is as well. Pattern Description:A knit top with three variations for sleeves and three variations for neck. Mix and match! Pattern Sizing:0-16. I made a 6 which…

IKEA Hack Cutting Table

So I’ve been meaning to do some photos of my sewing studio for a while. Because we did it pretty much all with IKEA and a lot of it is pseudo IKEA Hacks. But I just haven’t gotten around to it. However, a friend was looking to make a new cutting table so it provided…