Pattern: Sinclair Dakota Dress Measurements at this time: high bust 39 inches bust 42 inches waist 37 inches hip 48.5 inches I started sewing this 8/24/22 and finished the same day Size: 16 for my bust/waist, and 18 for the hip Options sewn: Standard Bodice, Tank, Scoop neck, and no pockets as the fabric is […]
Woohoo!!! I have things to share! I have been doing a bit of sewing here and there and have a bunch of makes to share with you. OK, so we are going to start with these two vintage nightgowns that I made. I’m going to start with the second one I made, first, because it’s […]
Time to catch up on more makes I didn’t get blogged. Here are a few shorts I’ve made over the years (all the way back to 2014!) that I didn’t have the time to get blogged before. Pattern: Prefontaine Shorts by “That Moxie Girl” Date made: waaaaay back in 2014! Mar 19, 2014 My measurements […]
Pattern: Jalie 3355 made the pants previously: Nov 2014 megaman costume, Oct 2015 for K. I have made the hoodie part of this pattern beyond countless times, we LOVE that part of this pattern. Now I want to perfect the pants portion so I can lounge around in a hoodie and sweats and just […]
As I mentioned before, I am trying to catch up on blogging some past makes that never made it to the blog. My goal is to blog every make so I have details of what fabric I used, what alterations I tried, how they fit, how they sewed up, and so on. Also I love […]
I wanted to write a follow up blog post to the update health post from two weeks ago period now that I’ve had my MRI and met with the doctors and had time to process everything. A quick refresh, I’m almost one year from my craniotomy, and 2 months from proton brain radiation. it has […]
1 year ago today I got the news that I had a very large brain tumor. It covered my entire right frontal lobe. For specifics, It was in my midline, wrapped around my carotid artery, moved down into strangling my optic nerve and into my sphenoid sinus. I was told operation was the only option, […]
Sometimes I sew for others. It is a rare occasion but I do. Jalie Nordik 4025 Back in November 2020 I tested the Jalie Nordik slippers for my husband. I was actually quite surprised that they fit his size 14 feet. I was more surprised that when I gave them to him, he never took […]
Another catch up post. Way back in May 2017 I made this Black and White “love graffiti fabric” set. Technically I made the tank in Aug 2016 and then added the shorts to match in May 2017. In the last 4 years I have worn then tons (the fabric is fading) and love the […]
Hello 2022. I haven’t been sewing at all. I feel like absolute crud. This craniotomy and radiation really have me down. I thought, well if I’m not sewing, I might as well be catching up on past makes on my blog. I am behind on a ton of makes. I tested these Jalie Sylvie pants […]
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