Challenges, Dresses, Pattern Review, Uncategorized

Panama Tee dress for “night”

I managed to sneak in my “night” dress for the “Day and Night Dress Challenge” just under the radar! The day part of this challenge was easy — pretty much anything went for that one.  But night was a little more challenging.  I don’t have many occasions to wear fancy dresses, date nights tend to be… Read More Panama Tee dress for “night”


Watcha Wearin’? — a finally finished UFO!

I can’t be the only one who finishes a project, loves it, promptly cuts 2 more, gets them most of the way done, and then peters out, right?  Right??? Unfortunately that’s what happened with this top.  I finished my first Bruyere shirt by Deer & Doe ages ago (November 2014 for anyone who’s counting), and I… Read More Watcha Wearin’? — a finally finished UFO!

Challenges, Pattern Review, Uncategorized

D&D Arum — my “Day” dress

Before the ice-storm-that-wasn’t, I managed to get some photos of this dress last week when our temps hit the 60s for a few random days. This is my “day” dress for the Day and Night Dress Challenge on Elizabeth Made This.  It’s also a Pinterest-inspired make.  I saw this dress on Pinterest and knew I wanted it, but… Read More D&D Arum — my “Day” dress

Pattern Review, Uncategorized

Wrapping myself in warmth, aka the Named Talvikki Sweater

I spent a few lovely days in Minnesota and northern Wisconsin over New Year’s this year — I say lovely because even though it was flipping cold and snowy outside, we were cozy and warm inside with wonderful friends and a brand new baby to help snuggle. And while I was there, hunkering down from… Read More Wrapping myself in warmth, aka the Named Talvikki Sweater