Looking Back on 2019


Dear readers – this post comes to you two weeks before the sixth (!!!) anniversary of Making the Flame. Back in 2014, I saw a lack of plus size sewing bloggers as well as pervasive body negativity in the comment sections of blogs written by (then) conventionally attractive bloggers. Already passionately body positive, I thought […]

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Saturday Musings: 2015 All Done

No worries, people — I haven’t forgotten your tutorial! :) Life has gotten very involved, and without a solid writing schedule….the tutorial has been in draft purgatory. But it’s getting there. This, however, is more of a wrap up post than anything else. All the cool kids are doing it! So I will, too. 2015 […]

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And It Feels So Good

I’ve finally resumed sewing! I did a bit of repair work on some RTW pieces, dabbled on some new projects, and took inventory of my projects in progress. Here’s what’s on my table: –did you find the Dalmatian Me Crazy shirt in that photo? Hint: it’s still a pile of fabric; –my second go at […]

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