Sewing double challenge: poppies, raccoons and insects – oh my!

I’ve joined The Monthly Stitch… and just in time for April’s sewing double challenge! I feel like a cheater since it isn’t really a challenge for me to use the heck out of a good pattern. But I’ve enjoyed seeing how other people get different looks from the same design, so it’s a great idea. This … More Sewing double challenge: poppies, raccoons and insects – oh my!

Queen Anne in cotton

Happy Easter everyone! Besides making me sneeze, all these showy blossoms have put me in a flowery mood, sewing wise. This fabric by Dear Stella is splashed with one of my favorite wild flowers – Queen Anne’s Lace. Not only is it delicate and beautiful – it’s edible! According to Wikipedia, the tuberous root is similar to … More Queen Anne in cotton

Inspired by Kate and Miuccia. Made by moi.

Bored by the unusually long winter here in Nashville, my mind kept turning to spring. And of course for a fashion lover that means digging out spring clothes! There’s something about the right dress. It can make you feel like a new woman. Powerful. Ready for anything. Or relaxed. Ready for fun. As I took closet inventory, some of my favorites had me dreaming … More Inspired by Kate and Miuccia. Made by moi.