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, […]
Hello dear readers :) Thanks to all of you for taking the time to visit my quirky, opinionated corner of the sewing blogosphere. It’s been awhile now – three years (and three months, and fifteen days…but who’s counting). Usually, female bloggers cease to blog, or drastically change their blog focus, due to marriage or children. […]
Can you believe we’ve already finished one-quarter of 2017? I, for one, am glad. This year has been a painful butt kicker, and brought me pretty low in February and April. The faster this goes by, the better! If you follow this blog and Making the Flame on social media (@makingtheflame), it would seem that […]
This month I set out to sew all the things! What did I actually get done? Firstly and foremostly, I finished the most challenging garment of my sewing career – a fully lined and interlined, knit coat with faux fur contrast details. It took me exactly fourteen months and one day – that’s more than […]
Follow me on Bloglovin’! Yep, that’s right people: you can now follow this blog with Bloglovin’. Technology!!!
Chilly mornings, even paired with baking hot days, means fall has arrived in New England. No longer can I deny this and bury my head in the sand that is summer sewing! Sadly, this also means I need to put away summer clothes and pull out cool and cold weather clothes. Specifically, this means saying […]
I’m putting my rather anemic challenge down for its eternal slumber. :-p I saw this on Instagram and realized that I’m not the one to lead any kind of challenge or sew along. I’ve still got “tutorials” in the pipeline for more feet, but I’m just going to post them and let people find them […]