Sewing as fabric engineering

I sometimes feel that “sewing” isn’t quite descriptive enough to describe my hobby. I know lots of people who sew – people who hem pants and make curtains and will occasionally buy a pattern and make a garment. While I do those things, too, I get the most satisfaction out of sewing when I am…

Breaking ground blog tour

When I found out about the Breaking Ground Blog Tour from Melissa at Mahlicadesigns, I thought the theme was very fitting with the type of sewing I’ve been doing lately. I’ve been trying out different techniques and projects to dress my growing baby bump (which is no longer a bump, it’s a full-on belly) and looking…

The lost dress (Or, the one I forgot to blog last June)

After finishing my Best and Worst of 2016, I had this feeling I was missing something. It turns out I was! I never blogged about the dress I made in June for the Leaving Ceremony for our Grade 6s (it’s not quite a graduation) and to wear to my cousin’s wedding in July. This is…