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…

The Great Chicken Coop Remodel of 2015

Okay, now that the Coop Tour is over, I can finally share some of the prep work we did for it. One huge thing we did was finally remodel the…

Simply Sewing Magazine Feature

I have been reading Tilly and Buttons, since I started sewing clothes a few years ago and have watched her publish a book and be on the Great British Sewing…

Urban Farm and Coop Tour Recap

Last weekend was my 3rd time being a host on the Seattle Tilth Urban Farm and Chicken Coop tour and I think it was my favorite year. It was certainly…

Chicken Coop and Urban Farm Tour

“Rake and Make Ranch” (as I so dubbed it in this year’s application) was accepted to Seattle Tilth’s Chicken Coop and Urban Farm Tour, listing it as one of Seattle’s top 25…

Guest post by Flower- Fermented Lettuce

Every year I find myself elbow deep in greens. Early this year I planted four varieties of lettuce, two of them mustard greens. After many an inventive salad, it dawned…

Me-Made-May ’15 Recap

Hi strangers! Here is my slightly belated Me-Made-May ’15 recap! I sort of half assedly participated in this year’s Me-Made-May. So half assedly, that I never even really announced that…

Colette Patterns Moneta “Kentucky Derby” Dress

I recently made my first Colette Patterns Moneta dress and I can see why the blogisphere is abuzz about it. I made mine out of this fun “horse and jockey” vintage knit…

Ukulele Fun!-damentals Recap and Recital Video

So many great experiences start as a gift from my husband; the first one being the sewing machine he got me three years ago, that started my garment sewing obsession.…

Gray Cabled Mitts

I would think that no one wants to read about hand knit winter wear in the middle of April, if my knitting night wasn’t still packed full of knitters every…