The idea of sewing clothes for my kid did not interest me at all. But like many makers, I imagine, I find myself making things I never thought I would. Children grow out of clothes so quickly and I'm a bit picky about the projects that I take on because I have so little time … Continue reading A simple summer nightie.
It's been some time since my last post, so let's catch up! I am having a tough pregnancy. Fortunately, we are in good health. So far, so good. But. Thirty weeks in and I still feel pretty terrible. There are good days and bad days but for the most part, I feel "pukey" most of … Continue reading My Seamwork Akita, a post pregnancy blouse?
It has been over a month since my last post. I'm bummed about this but I'm also a realist and there is just no way I can possibly have my shit together right now. I was on vacation for a couple of weeks visiting family. This is a picture of my daughter on the front … Continue reading New Look 6881
This is the Odgen Cami by True Bias. You may be looking at this picture and thinking, well, what was all the fuss? Let me 'splain. I have a tendency to make things more complicated than they really need to be. It happens when I make mistakes and overanalyze. In this case, I did both. My … Continue reading Some things are just worth the fuss.
We spent a few hours at a community pool today for a farewell party. It was damn hot. And while I would have rather stayed in the comfort of my perfectly air-conditioned home, I had to say goodbye to friends that have been a part of my Houston family for many years. See, I'm not from TX … Continue reading A bathing suit may have been a better idea…
Woohoo! I am on schedule and ready for Part 7: Fly Front of the Chi-Town Chinos. My favorite steps so far: 1. making the belt loops and 2. topstitching. Once I read Tips for Better Topstitching on Indiesew's blog, I felt like I could take over the world. I put the technique into practice and I'm … Continue reading Sewing-right-along…
I was so hopeful when I took this picture. But I was duped and seduced by the expectation that this would be a quick and easy project. I made so many changes to the original pattern and I could probably fine tune it a bit more. That said, I am glad that I worked through … Continue reading Burda Stretch Drawstring Shorts