This is 33 (a Birthday post)

Last year, I glossed over my birthday. This year, you are not so lucky!!! :-D I am so pumped to turn 33 today (August 9, for those of you playing along at home). I did not enjoy entering my 30s but as I’ve found my sea legs — ie, a clearer head, thicker skin, and […]

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SWYFC Weeks 1-2: Video Darling

I’m not really sure a presser foot can be a vixen, so…*wink* [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THfsoyMKz7s] Today’s video is a tutorial on how to use the leveller foot, a handy little foot best used on thick fabrics. As fall approaches, we may make jeans, coats or jackets, all of which have many thick layers to sew together. […]

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A Cookie For Your Thoughts

It’s been a month since I returned from my trip out west, and therefore it’s been a month since I fiiiinally finished a very special project. I mentioned it briefly last month, and even sneak peeked the fabrics on Instagram, but my first mention of this project occurred before it was even a project, back […]

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What Not to Wear On a First Date

  Ah, sweet, sweet love …. or not. For those of you in relationships, first dates are a thing of your past, but for those of use who are single, it’s a present reality. A week or two ago I went on a first date which has since led nowhere. But that night, I fretted […]

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A Silver Circle Skirt

Today’s OOTD features one of my legacy makes — things I sewed while I was still learning how to sew. The skirt is both special and kind of awesome, and the top comes from my favorite store ever, Dots (which is now closed for business). The shoes are the Christian Siriano for Payless shoes I […]

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Back On the Chain Gang

I’ve decided to (as much as possible) use song titles for my blog posts, and then find the videos on Youtube to share with you. Music is a HUGE part of my life, and if I had one dream in life, it would be to be a real musician. But I’m not. I’m just a […]

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