250 Posts and a Fabric Clean-Out

"Punk Rock Moving Truck" Photograph by Ebi Poweigha. All rights reserved.

Guess who’s moving? :-O Me! I don’t yet know exactly where and the when is roughly between July and September (so if you have a lead on an apartment in Cambridge for $1100 per person or less, please email me!!!!), but I am for sure leaving my current residence. Sewing-wise, I’m terrified of what’s in […]

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#MMMay15

It’s Me Made May Time! My original pledge was to wear one me-made garment a day, but I’m changing it up. Here’s my new and improved pledge for 2015: “I, Ebi of makingtheflame.wordpress.com, pledge to wear at least one me-made garment or accessory to work every day this month. I also pledge to make one […]

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Called Up from the Minor Leagues

If you follow me on Instagram (I wish you would, Instagram is fun fun fun), you’ve seen my #livesewing posts. I never really elaborated on Instagram, but the idea behind #livesewing is to make social what is otherwise a very solitary activity. Personally, when I sew for more than a few hours, I get intensely […]

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Live From Instagram, It’s B6041!

When I tell people I make my own clothes, they’re so impressed, and can’t really wrap their head around it. I’m sure other sewers have the same experience … and while it is nice to be thought of as some impressive and wildly intelligent person, it also makes me a bit sad. Sad that so […]

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