Since my daily wardrobe consists of jeans and knit tops, I started looking around the internet for some sweatshirt ideas. I browsed the Neimen Marcus website, Dillard’s website and Nordstrom’s website, where I found this…… A Marni neoprene peplum sweatshirt….wait what? Who thought this was a good idea? Moving on, I found real inspiration from my… Continue reading Trendy Sweatshirts
We had a very long beautiful fall, and many of us got lulled into the nice weather. Then one morning 2 weeks before Thanksgiving, it started snowing. Nine inches later it stopped and I started thinking about sweaters. Enter McCall’s 6796. First I made up view B in a piece of sweater knit I bought… Continue reading McCall’s 6796
I love Thanksgiving. I love all the planning, cooking, eating, and pie. Lots of pie. Like one pie per person. Oh how I love pie….annnyyyywaaaaay, back to Thanksgiving. We are hosting the dinner this year, so preparation is under way. I’ve been planning, shopping, cooking, cleaning and sewing. I decided to make another McCalls 6963 out… Continue reading What am I going to wear for Thanksgiving?
The fall has been so busy. My days seemed to be filled with all things not sewing. Mostly I have been canning, cleaning up the garden, canning, working, canning, and working some more. I also became a great aunt again on October 11th. His name is Christian David and we are all in love. I… Continue reading McCall’s 6963
I am attending a function on Thursday put on by The Little Black Dress Club of Boise. Guess what? I needed a little black dress and fast. What a great excuse to sew one up. Since I didn’t have a lot of time and I know that come Monday, the week is going to be… Continue reading My Little Black Dress
I like to stash my fabric. I like to buy it, wash it, fold it, and stash it. Last week I went to the fabric store and bought 4 pieces of fabric. I have made up two of those pieces. That’s what happens when we have snow days. The really nice sweater knit got made… Continue reading This Might be a Personal Record
When my first order from Gorgeous Fabrics arrived last week, I was so excited. I had so many different ideas running through my head. Should I make a top and skirt? Should I make a dress? Should I wash it, fold it neatly and stash it? Then I read this post by Toy, and decided… Continue reading Stash, Not Stash