Completed: Plaid Wool Oslo Cardigan

When I was in NY last fall, I got to visit Mood Fabrics. I made sure to walk up and down every aisle of all three floors so that I at least saw…

Completed: Owl Sweater

I finally finished the Owl Sweater by Kate Davies Design! In fact, I actually finished this about a month ago. I’m liking that I’ve been blogging about things after I have had a…

Striped Boat Neck Lark Tee

I’m a huge fan of the Sewaholic Renfrew Top (and have made a couple of those), but as my quest for the all handmade wardrobe continues and the realization that I mostly wear jeans and…

Skull Dot Carolyn Pajamas

Pattern- Closet Case Files Carolyn Pajamas Fabric- Skull Dot Metallic Black by Sarah Watts from the Cotton and Steel Spellbound Collection from Pacific Fabrics I’m used to buying a maximum of 3 yards of…

2016 Goals

Last year, I wanted a better sense of balance in my life. I feel like I achieved that by making some big changes, such as getting a new job and being more choosy about…

2015 Year in Review

Even though this blog can feel like a chore at times (I admit it), I’m always glad I took the time to document the important stuff. I’m especially thankful at the…

Holiday Gift Idea- Quilted Potholders!

Every year, I post something holiday gift related. This year, I have another fun and easy handmade gift idea for you: quilted potholders! I have made quite a few of…

My First Ginger Jeans!

It’s not that I have been sewing faster than I can blog (I wish that were the case), but I am wearing stuff a lot before I blog about it.…

Geometric Print Staple Dress

Hello! I guess it’s time for my monthly post. I made this dress back in July and I CAN believe that I have not blogged about it yet, because I had a very busy…

I got a new job!

Some people change jobs all the time, so getting a new job may not seem like a big deal. I was at my last job for 10 years. That’s longer…

Porch Swing Cushions

Remember my porch swing from my garden tour post? I finally made the cushions that I’d been wanting make! Details- Pillow Pattern– I made the pillows the way I always make them…