Removing Stubborn Labels from Glass Jars & Bottles

I love using glass jars and bottles! They look chic and are great for displaying flowers or protecting small collections like buttons and notions. And we all know re-using items is great for the environment. I use cleaned up spice…

Burnside Bibs Review

At long last, I made overalls! I discuss construction and I address a concern I didn’t see mentioned in other reviews. After two years in our home, gardening and tending the property, I am finally making overalls for the tasks!…

Franken Dress

This dress combines two Deer and Doe patterns: the Giver tee/dress and the Zephyr skater dress. At first I wanted to use the Ondée sweater for the bodice, because it has long sleeves, but I didn’t have enough fabric. I…

Velour Jacket with Sporty Ribbing

I’m not usually a Sporty Spice, but I had to try this fabric combo! The allure of a cozy velour jacket, in dusty pink, with a coordinating grey ribbing called Ice and Cream was too much for me, I had…

Winter PJs

So I wore my old pj pants down until they got a hole. Not just a small, patchable hole, either. The entire back was shredded and threadbare. I reckon I really loved them! As winter is here, I bought some…

Lavender Winter Coat from Scratch

Two years ago I made my first Winter coat. It’s heavy wool, lined and interlined, so it’s super warm. I still needed a lighter coat for spring and fall though! So when my local fabric shop stocked some cashmere coatings,…

Chaos Quilt

I never expected I’d be quilting. Any curious progress I’ve made toward quilting is quickly banished to the scraps pile. That is until I learned about scrap quilts! I started working in this in July, when I found myself in…

Occult Robe for Samhain

Making an ethereal robe for Halloween from scratch! The moon has always called to me. I love to find it in the sky and gaze upon it. This Halloween we get a full, blue moon, and perhaps a very powerful…

Delightful Teas for Cozy Sewing

I love hot beverages! Tea and coffee especially, and I love having a hot bevvy to drink while I craft. Here’s my top recommendations for creativity-boosting teas. Most of the herbs on this list can be bought in tea bags,…

Shade Shrug

New pattern alert!! I’m so proud to announce my first PDF sewing pattern: the Shade Shrug! Shade is a cropped shrug with cuffed sleeves, designed for woven fabrics. It’s the perfect summer layer to accompany all your fave sleeveless garments!…

Loungewear Outfit

Making a complete lounge wear outfit! My wardrobe was really lacking in loungewear. I have a lot of pieces that I wear around the house, but not dedicated pjs. There’s basically one place I buy fabric and it was closed…


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