African Independence Month

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Every month, I take photos of LJ on her X month birthday. I try to have a special outfit for her that is unique and relevant to that month. I’ve really only been doing this here in Georgia, and I really only started with her 3 month birthday. So there haven’t been many monthly photo […]

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Gender Neutral Everything

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As I mentioned earlier this week, I’m pregnant. Funny thing about pregnancy is that it lasts for so long. So theoretically, you could be totally prepared for your baby before its arrival. Theoretically. While I’ve always wanted to have children, in my mind they’d start at age 6 or so. I never thought seriously about […]

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My Big Fat Surreal Pregnancy

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For the past several months, I’ve mentioned having medical issues. And that’s really how I see it – a medical issue. But that’s not completely true, either. (Be forewarned! This very long post has almost nothing to do with sewing.) It has certainly been a health rollercoaster, and I got the news in the hospital, […]

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Sewing for a Changing Body: Weight Loss

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Earlier this month, I wrote about weight gain for BoPoMarch, and today’s topic is the other side of that spectrum: weight loss. Tell someone you’ve lost weight, and you’ll often get the reply, ‘Congratulations!’ With weight loss so universally celebrated, it should be easy to sew for a body in the process of losing weight, […]

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Sewing for a Changing Body: Aging

Today’s Sewing for a Changing Body post is a generous and beautifully written contribution from Louisa, aka Damselfly. I haven’t changed a single word she wrote! She really covered it all. If you like this post, please check out her blog at Damselfly’s Delights, and on Instagram at @damselfly.ca. Thanks, Louisa :) My husband’s late […]

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Saturday Musings: Breaking the Age Cage

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It is interesting that three of the five* Saturday Musings posts I planned for this month, revolve around challenging the stigma assigned to us by numbers. It is also interesting that there is a general fear/dislike of math in the population – sewing and non-sewing alike. Coincidence? My detective shows assure me there is no […]

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