Sewing Helter Skelter

Tequila! - Making the Flame, body positive sewing

Grab your tea/wine/coffee/seltzer water – it’s time for a personal post. I miss these, don’t you? (*crosses fingers, bates breath*) I have been sewing a lot. Using it like therapy? Like a crutch? Nah. More like a pillow when the alarm clock goes off in the morning. Lah lah lah, I can’t hear you, life. […]

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Blue Bombshell


It’s the month of love and my half-birthday AND the Super Bowl (which is today!), so the theme for February posts is ‘looking pretty’. Because that makes sense. Yes. Back in January 2017, Alethia of Sew Much Talent (Sew Much Talent (GR) on Facebook) showcased her knockout version of McCall’s 6278 on Facebook. I couldn’t […]

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The $3.67 Shirt


You read that right: between the fabric and the pattern for this amazing wearable muslin, I spent less than $4. How, you ask? Read on to see how I whipped up this custom fitted pattern by Lekala. (This is not a sponsored post :-p I’m just that big of a Lekala fan.) I spent the […]

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Crazy Gold


Happy New Year! It’s about time for a fresh new slate, non? And a fresh new garment! Over the holidays I had much needed time off to rest, and I decided to use some of that time to do some recuperative sewing. What’s recuperative sewing, you ask? Simply put, it’s grabbing your craziest fabric, your […]

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35 Drafts and a Quiet Year (2017)

As I write this, I have 35 draft posts in various stages of completion – drafts that I may never publish. So I’ve been writing…and even sewing. But not sharing. I thought I’d share more, since I’m going through Things – well, mostly one really difficult Thing – but it’s been difficult to put this […]

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35 and Still Alive

“35 and Still Alive” – Making the Flame | Body Positive Sewing & Style

What a morbid title for a birthday post, eh? But it makes sense – today is my 35th birthday, and I’m still alive, as far as sewing goes! And soon, as far as blogging goes. :) I’ve been on hiatus for over three months to focus on personal matters. Initially, I felt guilty for disappearing, […]

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