This post is part of The DIY Halloween Costume Blog Tour, hosted by SeamsSewLo. It's been a few days of fall so far and I have done almost no sewing whatsoever. Technically, I sew a lot - in my mind. I think of great projects and even think about the kind of stitches I'm going… Continue reading How To Get Your Dog Halloween Ready
So this weekend we had the first day of fall and if I had to pick a favorite season, it would be fall. Why fall? Fall is full of celebrations: my birthday, Halloween, Thanksgiving. It gets dark sooner which means I can turn on my cozy lights, light a candle and - if I get… Continue reading My Sewing Projects for Fall
I'm not a fancy purse person. Why do we need fancy purses? Sure, an expensive looking designer purse might earn us some envious looks and maybe even nods of approvals from fashion bag icons such as Lauren Conrad and Victoria Beckham but are they really necessary? To find out, I recently took inventory of my… Continue reading Why Purses are Overrated
Even though September has started and Starbucks is already serving Pumpkin Spice Lattes, we still have a couple of weeks of summer left. So let's stay summer-y a little longer, shall we? Summers here in Northern California are hot and dry. Some summer days are really hot, others are bearably hot and others are comfortably… Continue reading Sewing For Friends – Pt. 1
I love sewing. And I don't just mean the act of stepping on my sewing machine's pedal and watching the needle go up and down (even though I'm especially fond of that) but everything that comes with sewing: picking out the fabric, choosing a pattern, cutting the pieces, deciding on a thread and putting everything… Continue reading Did You Know…?! Pajama Edition.
The first pattern I ever made for myself was a pair of leggings. Leggings are great because the come together quickly and it is instant gratification when you are able to put them on and experience the joy of something handmade on you. Wearing self-made leggings is more than the simple act of putting them… Continue reading Leggings Poetry
I design the fashion I wear so am I a fashion designer? Fashion designer sounds fancy and famous, I'm also imagining a mansion and a fat bank account. Let me check... No fat bank account and no mansion, but I do make clothes. In the sewing community I have seen a lot of different words… Continue reading Fashion Designer – Yes or No?