fitz, who only recently developed the ability to get everywhere in the apartment, had been enjoying hiding amongst my patterns.Read More
okay it's not a film, but v and I have been watching this Amazon series.
set in 1962 it's an alternative version of history in which natzi germany and japan had won World War Two. America fell and is now split into the japanese pacific states (west coast) and the greater natzi reich (east coast and mdwest) with a neutral zone in the middle (rockies). the main character juliana crain is a san francisco woman about my age who lives with her Jewish boyfriend until she joins the rebellion.Read More
if i haven't stated it before, i'm officially jumping on the dropcloth sampler train because earlier this week i finished by second dropcloth sampler in a month.Read More
I've previously spoken about my mission to sew all the oliver + s patterns. today I'm going to share how I came to acquire them.
when i was little my mother collected old nancy drew books. while other kids were reading goosebumps or the baby-sitters club, my sisters and i enjoyed nancy's adventures in her blue roadster.Read More
happy 2016 everyone!
one of my favorite stores in the bay area, stonemountain & daughter, has declared 2016 to be the 'year of the indie pattern' and is kicking off #indiepatternmonth today. as a long time patron of independent pattern companies i love this.
let me say that again for emphasis: i love this.
i've previously extolled my love of oliver + s, the crown jewel of independent patterns, and expressed my goal to sew all their styles. but in the spirit of the new year i wanted to share some other indie sewing patterns that have caught my eye and i want to sew in 2016.Read More
this week i'll be recapping my projects from 2015 and taking about some of my plans for early 2016. today i'm kicking it off by talking about the skirts and dresses i made this year.Read More
the holidays mean the girls are home from school. so cue charlie brown christmas music because here are some cute pictures of them doing fun things...Read More