Category Archives: Patterns

Franken Washi Muslin-Excitement Brewing

Excitement is brewing.  I finally made some time over the past two days to sew up the Muslin for my Franken Washi.  (Yes, I know I should do two sleeves.)  If you haven’t already joined Team Washi or are considering … Continue reading

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Vintage Pattern Pledge

I just found out about an awesome new challenge on A Stitching Odyssey:  The Vintage Pattern Pledge.  It is rather open ended which makes it very friendly.    I sewed my first (and second) vintage dresses, Wildflowers and Leftovers for my daughter during … Continue reading

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Bundle-Up Sale Alert (ends tomorrow) and Me-Made May Report

Me-Made May has already done me a favor, by reminding me that I have Me-Made skirts and tanks that I hadn’t been wearing all winter due to it being, well, winter.  Success so far. Here’s the run down for A … Continue reading

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Matched Sets: Mommy and Me + Sibling Coordinates

My first attempt at sibling coordination Lately it’s been mostly sewing here on the blog.  I do have a couple of crochet projects that get picked up from time to time and am trying to find a spare moment to … Continue reading

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Spring 2015 KCW: Day 6-Vintage Leftovers

Vintage Leftovers Sounds tempting doesn’t it?  No food poisoning here, just leftover yardage and a vintage pattern. While sorting out the Oliver + S Puppetshow Tunic pattern, I realized I really didn’t feel like matching stripes in that many places (really it’s a … Continue reading

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Washi WIP

Have you seen the Washi Dress?  You must have seen it by now.  It seems to be everywhere.  I really didn’t like it, until I saw one with the scoop neck option and the long sleeves from the expansion pack.  … Continue reading

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Beloved Old Eyes

Like Pooh Bear some old friends never leave us. This fellow with the very original name “Panda”, was my third favorite plushie as a child, after “Brown Bear” and “Baby Bear”.    I got him at the same time my brother … Continue reading

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