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The much overdue big, long post about underwear

I’ve been meaning to write this post for years now; I have been making underwear since 2013 so there is a lot of information in this post.  Some of these undies have been blogged briefly in the past and many have not been blogged yet at all. I own over a dozen underwear patterns now. […]

Top 5 Reflections on 2020 and Goals for 2021

I thought I would do a few fun posts the end of this year.  The Sewcialists came up with a fun #SewingTop5 and I will play along.  I have already posted my top 5 Hits and Misses of 2020 as well as my top 5 non-sewing highlights.  So here I am at the last post […]

Top 5 Non-Sewing Highlights of 2020

I thought I would do a few fun posts the end of this year.  The Sewcialists came up with a fun #SewingTop5 and I will play along.  I have already posted my top 5 Hits and Misses of 2020. Now it is time for my top 5 non-sewing highlights.  Then I will post reflections, and […]

Top 5 Misses of 2020

I thought I would do a few fun posts the end of this year.  The Sewcialists came up with a fun #SewingTop5 and I will play along.  Yesterday I posted my top 5 hits of 2020. Now it is time for my top 5 misses.  Then I will move on to non-sewing highlights, reflections, and […]

Top 5 Hits of 2020

I thought I would do a few fun posts the end of this year.  The Sewcialists came up with a fun #SewingTop5 and I will play along.  First up will be my top 5 hits of 2020, then top 5 misses, non sewing highlights, reflections, and goals. These are things I made in 2020 that […]

Ottobre 02/2017 #7 Basic Concept Linen Coat

Pattern: Ottobre 02/2017 #7 Basic Concept Linen Coat  (that’s the pattern name, clearly mine is not made with linen, lol). Date Sewn: I started sewing this 10/09/20 and finished 10/23/20 My measurements at the time: 39.5 bust, 32 waist, 45.5 hip Size used: 44 bust/waist to 48 hip Alterations: I moved the elbow pads up […]

2 cardigans: Sinclair Harper and Jalie 3248

(apologies for the first set of pictures. I attempted to use a ring light here on a rainy day and the result was not as I hoped). Pattern: Sinclair Harper Date Sewn: Started 08/04/20, finished 08/06/20 My measurements at the time: 39 bust, 31 waist, 45.5 hip Size used: 12 for bust/waist and 16 for […]

Closet Core Patterns – Ginger Jeans as Shorts

Pattern: Closet Core Patterns – Ginger Jeans as Shorts Date Sewn: I traced, altered, and cut these out in June of 2019.  I didn’t get them sewn up until July 2020 (oops). My measurements at the time of tracing were 32 waist, 46 hip – right now I measure 31 waist, 45.5 hip  so very […]

A Tale of 2 Dresses ~ P4P Sweetheart and Sunshine

Pattern: Patterns For Pirates – Sweetheart Dress Made previously: Navy Roses in June 2017, L/S stripe in Mar 2017, Dk green renfrew mashup in Mar 2017, ITY knit in Oct 2016 Date Sewn: I finished most of this dress Apr 2020, but waited forever to hem it. I was deciding whether to raise the waistline […]

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