Friday Followup, August Edition

O-tay! Hello everybody! Do you know what month we’re in? MY BIRTHDAY MONTH! Excitement! … and, that’s all I’ll say about that. I’ve only written two FF posts in my almost seven months of blogging. Eek! I want to get better about this moving forward. My last FF post was three months ago….smh. I’ll make […]

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Saturday Musings: The Great Indie Debate

As a tribute to my very opinionated best friend, I am weighing in on the recent small controversy regarding indie pattern companies. When I began to seek out sewing on the internet, I immediately was skeptical of the indies. Fancy graphics, homogenous models, and self-patting on the back, it seemed. Reeked of high school ‘cool […]

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Maya

Maya Angelou died this morning. She was 86. It’s hard to put into words the feelings you get when someone passes who you never personally knew, but still felt like you knew. Since my early childhood, I’ve felt strongly about girls and boys (and women and men) being equal, even though we were not equals in […]

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Converting to Convertible

I stumbled upon Monif C‘s convertible dress videos, and watched all of them I could find — that’s a full hour of Youtube time! Not only am I sold on the awesomesauce-ness of convertible dresses, but I learned many ways to wrap the straps. I’ve been a fan (though not yet customer) of Monif C […]

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