Hi there. I am thrilled to be writing this post. Thrilled! The completion of this post means that I set out to do what I told myself I'd do. I followed through. Hand me a gold star, champagne, or a shot of whiskey. I did it! I swear I'm not being facetious. I'm really feeling good … Continue reading My first Blackwood Cardigan
Last year I made the Emerson crop pants. I didn't blog about them or photograph them because it was just as the pregnancy symptoms hit me like a ton of bricks and all creative projects came to a screeching halt. The pants were the last garment that I made before my bump really started to show. … Continue reading My True Bias Emerson Shorts
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…