Colette Seamwork 3001: Oslo

I recently subscribed to the Colette patterns e-magazine Seamwork. For $6 per month, you get a digital magazine full of useful and informative articles (I’ve enjoyed both issues so far) and at least 2 patterns. The patterns are the type you should be able to do in a couple hours which is awesome. Because those…

UFO: Hemmed Jeans

Posting to keep track of all the unfinished objects I’m actually finishing. These were a pair of jeans that were too long. They probably languished in my UFO pile for nearly a year. But now they’re hemmed! I’ve already worn them twice this week! You might be able to see that my stitches look fine…

Hello, 2015

Well, we made it to another year. I hear this year is supposed to be quite the year (hopefully we actually get hover boards but I’m not going to hold my breath). This year is all about making a clean slate. Clear out the old so I have time for the new. Get my unfinished project…

Birthday Tea Party

For my birthday this year, I invited my friends to a tea party. Seeing as I was having a birthday party, I couldn’t very well not have goodie bags. The gold takeout boxes are actually leftover from the candy bar from my wedding over 5 years ago. I’ve kept them that long. I know. I…

Purple and Pink Pettiskirt

I finally made a pettiskirt! First, I love ruffles. Ruffles are amazing. So naturally I wanted needed a pettiskirt because they are ruffley and wonderful. I think the first time I found out about pettiskirts was this post on Make It Love It. However, she recommended AFC Express for nylon chiffon and on there I found…

Silver Picture Frame

So this is off my UFO list, but it was still working at cleaning stuff up so I allowed it. Also, the only thing that it required buying was some spray paint. I started with this little frame that my Bubba gave me. I had it in my kitchen at the old house, but the…

UFO: Laundry room curtains

So I finally unpacked my computer and hard drives so that I can manage pictures. Yay! Meanwhile, I have been starting to whittle away at my unfinished objects per this post. The first one I’ve completed is my laundry room curtains. These were the colors that were in the laundry room when we moved here.…