Category Archives: Sewing

Suki Robe to the Rescue

When the tree fell on the family cabin it changed a number of plans for the following months.  There would be no camping trips and no hosting barbeques there.  The canceled 4th of July camping trip was the smallest and … Continue reading

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Kid Made

O’s allowance gets spent primarily on roving and yarn. Sure he buys toys at the thrift store, but those <$2 purchases can’t compare to the quick $10 braid of roving. This is largely because, shopping is ugh! while fiber festivals … Continue reading

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Fraternal Twin Myrtles

Myrtle is easy to like. She’s drapey and flowy and cool with pockets and now she’s longer than ever.  These two were made about a month apart and both are made of rayon challis.  I’m not sure why it never … Continue reading

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Granny Chic Meets Sleek Modern

In the last month and a half this grainy, wrinkled and clearly tired end of the day un-remodelled bathroom selfie is all I have to show of this dress, but here it is. When you see a pattern on Instagram … Continue reading

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MakeNine2009 #5 Vintage Apron

Graded up from a medium, this apron sewn from a reproduction vintage pattern could still use a little lengthening. My bias binding of scalloped edges could use a fair bit of work too. The fabric is Lecien Antique Flowers in … Continue reading

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Me-Made-May Follow Up 2019

This is my favorite version of my color palette, with colors for all seasons represented. Having had so many years where each season was a rush to make something to wear since nothing would fit left me with the erroneous … Continue reading

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Me Made May 2019: Final Days

Yet another grainy before bed pic.  Sorry, so much rain, so little sun.  So much to do, so little time for pics. 5/30 Sis Boom Carolina Mae in a luscious floral rayon is one of my favorite makes.  Here I’ve … Continue reading

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