It’s the first day of fall! And it’s supposed to be 90 degrees today. Noah insists that he wear a sweatshirt because it’s fall. Ummm, no. It was delightfully cool last week, so I know that fall will truly come. And with fall is the need for warmer clothes. I discovered that Nora had exactly… Continue reading The power of scraps
I have been working on a ton of projects the last few days, most of which are not sewing-related. Ok, maybe they are kind of related, but not actually with needle and thread. The one that is sewing is that I’m slowly, slowly working on a pair of pants. Check out these back pockets. Isn’t that… Continue reading Projects lately
I have dreamed about having a pegboard in my sewing room to help organize things like rulers, scissors, and the like. This weekend, I went to Home Depot to get deer-proofing for my tomatoes (poor things got attacked again Friday night), and I picked up a 2’x4′ pegboard and a variety pack of pegs. Woo… Continue reading Pegboards can be pretty, right?
It’s been a hot minute since I shared anything about Letter of the Week, am I right? I frantically prepped several letters so we could still work on it during the entire moving process. We didn’t touch anything until after our stuff was here and the house was unpacked. Heh. Even since then, it has… Continue reading Letter of the week- Q, R, S, T, and U
I had intended to post my June book reviews today, but it’s almost 10 am and the post hasn’t even been begun. Eh, I can do it on Wednesday. Do you want to see what projects I was doing instead of writing that post? Well, first of all, I started again on Nora’s baby quilt. Whaaaaaatttt!!!!????!!?… Continue reading Weekend projects
It is a truth universally acknowledged that every new house you live in will need a different size of curtains. I have about half a tub’s worth of curtains that I have been moving around and NONE of them have fit any other windows. This probably has to do with the fact that our houses… Continue reading Super easy curtains
Ok, so I haven’t really been sewing a ton lately, but I have some a few small projects… that aren’t clothes! You mean I put a universal needle on my machine?! Don’t worry, the stretch needle is going back on soon. It turns out that I had a bunch of quick projects come up, so… Continue reading What I have been sewing lately