Done and done: a knee-length Kelly Anorak

So a year ago I set out to make a coat. I did, and it is rad, but apparently cordura + quilted lining = extra cosy winter jacket and not the transitional light coat I actually needed. I continued to suffer through a whole year of in-between weather wearing a cropped moto jacket (too short…

The Pedagogy of Sewing: Learning to Learn to Sew

By now, you’ve probably figured out that I am a teacher. Any educator will tell you that our teacher hats never come off and we constantly view the world through an education lens. This would be a cool project to try with my kids! This book is a perfect read-aloud! Of course I need to…

Done and Done: A Navy and Burgundy Archer

It must be fall because I am sewing with burgundy plaid. I had a pretty strict colour palette going with my fall/winter sewing plans, but that went out the window when I saw these navy-and-wine checks. I loved my old faithful red plaid Archer, but I’ve literally washed and worn it to pieces, so it…