Oh man, I blinked and two months passed! Or maybe I fell asleep. Probably I was wading through life with 5 kids and homework and bedtimes and naps and chores and fighting and feeding and loving. Fall is a busy season at work and at school, so why not add a baby in the mix,… Continue reading Impressed to be Dressed
I’ve got a long torso for my height to begin with, so much to my irritation even maternity tops start to get a bit short on me by the third trimester. This round, I’ve been making the Patterns for Pirates Free Spirit Tank. As a note, this is not a maternity pattern. I’ve made three… Continue reading DIY Maternity – Free Spirit Tank
I, like many others, got into sewing as a hobby when my first daughter was a baby. She was one of those majestical creatures who napped daily well into her threes. However, the days of pure unadulterated nap time are far behind me now, and it’s rare to have time during the day when everyone… Continue reading Beyond Naps : How do you sew with kids around?
I had the pleasure of pattern testing the Bohemian Babydoll Top (6m-9yr) for Elegance and Elephants a few weeks ago, and wound up making a top for Nicole. It wound up being part 2 of a coordinated set of pretty tops for my girls that they wore on Easter. Nicole thinks its a very pretty… Continue reading Nicole’s Bohemian Babydoll Top
Hey guys! Things have been a bit hectic around here since my hubby broke his finger, and I haven’t found any sewing time, but I’ve been living vicariously through others and planning my next projects. I was just browing over at Go To Patterns (affiliate link) and saw that for the month of February, you… Continue reading $5 Off Sewing Patterns
I’m always excited when I get invited to play with a new pattern, whether it’s testing or pattern tours or just trying it out. And I adore Stacey for her dry humour and luscious eyebrows, and her boy-centric sewing always inspires. But for some reason I hesitated a moment – just a brief moment… Continue reading Bond, Jackson Bond
I briefly considered rounding up my projects from 2013 into a regular blog post. The thing is, many of my favourite projects are yet unblogged, as awful as that is, because I never got or made an opportunity to take photos I felt justified them. Instead I opted to create a quick round up video… Continue reading 2013 DIY Roundup Video