I’ve been moving on . . .

Not from posting, but from my old house! Yes, I’ve moved. Moving is a surprising amount of work. Well, I guess it’s not that surprising. But the fact remains that it’s a lot of work. And although our new house was “move in ready” there was (is) still quite a bit that we wanted to…

Quick Cambie update

Here is proof that I did actually make the bodice. But, it looks like this one is not going to be my real dress. Or at least not yet. I think it’s still salvageable. Definitely the skirt portion. But it looks like I’m not a size 8 despite what the measurements say. This one was…

Ice cream cone kitchen art

I painted that! It is real art that I did that is hanging in my kitchen! Yes, it is a copy of “Four Ice Cream Cones” by Wayne Thiebaud. Okay, it’s my interpretation of it because it’s definitely not an exact copy. I went to a paint and wine event by ArtSocial with my good…

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…