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…

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”…

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…