Bang-uary

January is kicking off 2015 with a bang! In my neck of the woods, I debuted my reversible skirt at work yesterday. Woohoo! It was very comfy, much more comfy than my work pants. I did have to wear two pairs of tights under it and three layers of tops above, but the two layers […]

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3, 2, 1, Fiona

What could I possibly love more than a pattern that consistently yields great makes? The Fiona Top is a pattern by Style Arc, an Australian independent pattern company. It’s one of the more robust indies, offering a wide range of patterns in a wide range of sizes through an easy to navigate and modern website. […]

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Looks Good, Feels … Good?

I do enough online fabric shopping to admit to myself that it’s initially about how the fabric looks. I’ve also been burnt enough times that I now scrutinize the fabric descriptions, and even call the seller for more info about the fabric. But even when I buy fabric in person, there are certain qualities that […]

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The OWOP Four

I did it! I participated in One Week, One Pattern 2014! I’m so proud of myself for doing something larger than me, instead of stubbornly insisting on being a lone wolf. I have only cellphone camera shots because all week I was exhausted — I got up early for work (430-5am) and I stayed up […]

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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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(One-Woman) Cutting Crew

Ah, Monday — when I wasn’t working, it was my favorite day of the week! (*ba-dump-bump*) Seriously, though, today was a pretty good day. And it’s going to be a good evening, because I’ve got beacoup de couture on my sewing table! Saturday’s post got me thinking about what I need vs. what I want, […]

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