Flora, meet Emery!

The move-in is moving along. And I’ve finally reached the state of settled-in-ness I need to actually start sewing again! How weird that I need an orderly work area in which to make a terrific mess, but there’s no time for self analysis. I just love dots. And what’s more summery than a nice nautical navy and white? So this … More Flora, meet Emery!

You’re gonna sew, and you’re gonna enjoy it, dammit!

I had a rough week. Though looking back I’m not sure why. Everything is going smoothly, but selling your home can stressful and sleep did not come easily. My sewing suffered from all this distraction, caffeine abuse and the unbelievable time drain it is to keep everything picked up. I started and didn’t finish two projects. Frustration finally drove me … More You’re gonna sew, and you’re gonna enjoy it, dammit!

Mad for Me-Made-May!

Maybe I’m crazy. I’ve made two sewing related pledges this week. Or was it three? This is what happens when I keep clicking on links and find myself reading about what everyone’s up to! Me-Made-May is a super idea by Zo (www.sozowhatdoyouknow.blogspot.com). She’s encouraging those who like to create their own wardrobe to wear it and … More Mad for Me-Made-May!

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!