Done and Done: A holiday velour Linden

Since I’ve been on maternity leave, I’ve decided to participate in as many online sewing activities as I can – this might be my only chance! When I came across the Christmas Linden Swap hosted by Victoria at sewmyown.wordpress.com, I knew I had to take part. My swap recipient gave me just one requirement (no…

I tried it: large printing PDF patterns

I hate PDF patterns. This is not a secret. I tried, and failed, to make one Burda Magazine pattern work. I find printing and taping and tracing PDF patterns incredibly tedious and cannot wrap my head around why anyone would ever opt to print out their own patterns when perfectly good, pre-printed patterns are available. When…

Top five hits and misses of 2017

This has been a crazy year, and I have apparently made an insane amount of things. In January, I’ll be breaking down what I sewed this year so I can better decide what to work on in 2018, but for now I’m reviewing my biggest hits and missed of this year. Enjoy!