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Tambourines and Elephants

Is it just me, or does any one else think it’s almost criminal how great fabrics and prints become ugly, ugly clothes? Take this shirt from the 80s… (I’m guessing … Continue Reading →

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Muu-mooove Over

Muumuus are one of my favorite things to refashion. I’ll be the first to admit that I have what some may call “too many” in my pile of upcoming refashions. … Continue Reading →

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On Dyeing (no. 1)

Summer is here! But where have I been? My last post was back in February (Happy Singles Awareness to all!) and I totally spaced on getting a post ready for … Continue Reading →

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Be Mine

So it’s been a while. Sorry about that. I’ll get to that later (Maybe. You know how I am.) but for now we’re going to focus on today: Single Awareness … Continue Reading →

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Abaya, So Long, and Farewell – Pantone Projects (no. 4)

It’s time to be get honest with you all. I don’t like this series. Maybe “don’t like” isn’t quite it… “I’m bored with this series.” Yep, that’s it! I’m bored … Continue Reading →

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Pantone Projects (no. 3)

Man, it has been a busy couple of months! Luckily, things are starting to slow down. (I hope.) I’ve been busy keeping up with crochet orders, friends, family, and my “real” … Continue Reading →

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Orange Mulberry Upside-Down Cake

Last week a friend of mine discovered that the mystery tree that popped up in her yard a couple years ago is a mulberry tree, and I was fortunate enough … Continue Reading →

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Good Things: Beth + BurdaStyle… Again!

She’s done it again! Beth Huntington (aka The Renegade Seamstress) will be teaching another BurdaStyle webinar this week! Version 2.0! Secret Ways to Make Your Sewing Blog a Success sounds like it’ll … Continue Reading →

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Eliza Doolittle Day!

It’s the 20th of May, so that can only mean one thing… It’s Eliza Doolittle Day! Her day. For those of you not familiar with mid-60s musicals, Eliza Doolittle is … Continue Reading →

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Pantone Projects (no. 2)

Time flies when you’re crazy busy! (More on that later.) It’s been over a month, but my second Pantone project for 2014 is finally here. Right there. Project no. 2 … Continue Reading →