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…

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…

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.…

UFO sightings

No, this has nothing to do with little green men (or women). It has to do with my UnFinished Objects.  I recently found out about the blog LLadyBird and proceeded to devour her last year of posts. I love her blogging style. It cracks me up. Also she sews a lot. Her fashion style is…

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…