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M4M Mila shorts, P4P Palazzos, Pegleg shorts, & Mama Jogger Shorts

Pattern: Made For Mermaids Mila Shorts Date Started: 01/02/21 Date Finished: 01/02/21 My Measurements at the time: waist 32.5” and hip 46.5”; pants waist 39.5” (now: waist 31, hip 45) Size Sewn: Waist green and Hip yellow Alterations: 1/2” butt curve scooped out (common for me). I sewed the faced waist option and added 33” […]

Tops tops tops! Love Notions & Jalie

Pattern: Love Notions ~ Classic Tee Date sewn: 12/08/20 My measurements at the time: 40 bust, 32 waist, 46 hip Size Sewn: Bust/waist in Large, Hips in XL Alterations: 1/2” forward shoulder adjustment I made the scoop neck, short sleeve version Fabric: Amazing fabric. It was love at first sight. It is a Double Brushed […]

Jalie Jeanne PJs and Lekala Top

Pattern: Jalie JeAnne Pjs 4016 Date Sewn: 12/24/2020 My Measurements at the time: 40 bust, 32.5 waist, 46.5 hip Size Sewn:For the top I made Size Y graded to a BB at hip; for the bottoms I made Size BB Alterations: 1/2” forward shoulder on top. Pants: 1/2” knock knee, Lowered the front rise by […]

A Tunic and 2 Dresses ~ Sinclair Dakota & Joanne & a mashup

(health update at the bottom of the post) Pattern: Sinclair Dakota Tunic Date started: 11/19/20 Date finished: 01/16/21 My measurements at the time: 39 Bust/ 32 Waist/ 45.5 Hip Size Sewn: 12 B/W and 16 Hip I used Tunic, short sleeve, crew neck, placket, and standard waist Alterations: 1/4” square shoulder (I usually do 1/2” […]

A finished quilt and a surgery date

Hello my sewing friends. My craniotomy has been set for Wednesday (April 14th *update, they moved me to Monday, April 19th*). It will be a long day for my loved ones but a short day for me. My surgery is 8-12 hours long and I’m ready, but scared out my skin. All my pre-op testing […]

Life throws a curve ball

Hello my sewing friends. I have sewing makes I haven’t shared yet, but life has thrown me a major curve ball. I posted on my Instagram but wanted to share here for those that do not follow Instagram. I found out about 3 weeks ago that I have a large brain tumor. It is sad, […]

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 […]

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