Every Monday I start out the week with a round – it’s a great way to get all our creative juices flowing! Make 1. 30 Meals Plan on Nanny Goat – this is a really smart way to use your favorite meals, but not repeat them so often you get sick […]
After taking into account comments, twitter, and facebook The Fickle Sense Circle Skirt has it! When this was picked I was a little worried I wouldn’t have a good fabric on hand to make what I had in my head. But, I did! Ha. More on that in a second. […]
It can be overwhelming looking for clothing at the thrift store. There is so much and a lot of it doesn’t fit, is stained, is torn, or is just a completely bizarre fashion. When I want to find really golden clothing items, this is how I approach it so it doesn’t take all day or overwhelm me.
Hello there! It’s me, Karen. You might remember meeting me. Kristin introduced me here. I’m stepping out of the background today to share a few projects. When Kristin started her Wardrobe Redress series, it got me thinking about my efforts to “fancy up” my wardrobe. Since my three little boys […]
At last week’s Sewing Rebellion I finished cutting the pieces for my Spring Fling Skirt. And today I finally put it all together. I decided not to include the lace. And I think I messed up the pattern a bit. I didn’t realize that the facing, was (cough) facing and […]
Of course the first step of any pattern is getting your measurements correct. Using the Measure for Measure section, I pin pointed my size as a medium.
I’m going to do a two in one post today so I don’t slam you with one huge post later tonight, haha. A preview of sorts of what I’m working on and where I’m going to be taking it. After the post about organizing my fabric and wanting to make […]
I was going to do a different how to today, but after seeing the skirt I worked on for so long in the “to fix” pile, I made up my mind to just get it done. And then I thought to myself – I should post about redoing the hem […]
Yesterday morning while running errands I stopped in to Borders to use up the rest of my gift card from Christmas. I wanted to get a magazine and a coffee. I passed on knitting magazines because as much as I love them I tend not to use the patterns because, […]
So last semester I did a project for a fiber arts class that included a strip of fabric about 50 yards long and 5 inches wide. And honestly, I’m not to the point where people are collecting my school assignments, that will come later in about 15 years i’m sure […]