When I first wrote my Back to Basics post last week I originally typed that my wardrobe lacked boring basics. But then I changed it because I realized that basics don’t have to be boring! Sure, other people are limited to boring white t-shirts, but we’re sewists. We can amp up that t-shirt and make it… Read More Basics don’t have to be boring
So it’s been a little quiet here on the blog front lately. That’s not to say that I haven’t been sewing–I just haven’t been blogging about it! Doesn’t help that the past few days Baby J has refused to nap in his crib, which means I’ve been spending a lot of time holding a sleeping… Read More Checking In
My “nesting” bug hit a couple of weeks ago, which has led to a flurry of sewing for the nursery. That was good because even though I purchased fabric back in April or May, I still hadn’t sewn a single crib sheet! I don’t particularly enjoy home dec sewing, so I tend to proscrastinate it… Read More Must. Finish. WIPs.
Yeeeeaahh, so KCW Summer 2013 was a total bust for me. Well, maybe not a TOTAL bust — I did finish 2 WIPs that were sitting around my sewing room collecting dust. But those occupied only 2 evenings of KCW, far from the 7 that I had hoped to commit. I had a hard time… Read More KCW Summer 2013: A recap
So yeah. Today is the first day of the very first summer Kids Clothes Week, and how many kids clothes items did I prepare to sew? Exactly zero! My kids both have overflowing closets (three sets of grandparents who love to spoil them will do that), and my own maternity and postpartum wardrobe is fairly… Read More Kid’s Clothes Week Summer 2013: My Plan