2019 – A Good Year for Sewing

Happy new year! I spent 2018 mostly hunkered well below the radar, due to events so personal I didn’t want to blog about them. But happily, with the new year comes the ability to start talking about some things – and therefore, the ability to blog more regularly. First things first – I’m teaching sewing […]

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Back To School Colors

The Ella Top by Making the Flame. Body positive sewing and style.

Boston area schools are back in session today, so it’s fitting to share a project in my high school’s colors — black and silver. Go Falcons! This is my second go ’round with the Ella Top by Liola Patterns. I wasn’t crazy about the wearable muslin, to the extent that I gifted the fabric to […]

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Ella “At Last” Top

A body positive muslin in a very creative fabric choice! The Ella Top debuts on Making the Flame.

Whew! After five whole weeks without sewing, I’m finally back in the saddle. And I tried out a new tank top pattern! Indiesew had a 20% coupon off tank tops, so I decided to buy one to test out my new printer (which I sold off my other electronics to afford). It’s wireless, y’all! And […]

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