It’s summer, so naturally I have gotten in the mood to supplement my handmade wardrobe. There was once a time when I loved sewing and I did quite a bit of it, but now I see it more as a means to an end. I love having a handmade wardrobe, and the most efficient way to add to it is to spend a few nights sewing. So, once or twice a year I do that.Read More: Two Dresses. And Then Two More.
This week marks the fifth anniversary of TWiP 🙂 Every week, I look back at the previous years’ posts and see how much has changed (and surprisingly, how much has NOT.) Sometimes, I admit, it’s a pain in the neck to come here on a Saturday morning and post this roundup, but I’m always glad I did, because Future Me would miss it if she didn’t have this week to look back on someday.Read More: TWiP: Flowers and Five Years
Every summer, it seems, I get the urge to drag out the sewing machine and make myself a couple of tops or dresses. This year the Barefoot Summer Sheath Dress is back.Read More: TWiP: Winding the Bobbin
I couldn’t ask for a more conducive-to-sewing Christmas Eve, but I kind of just want to leave the sewing stuff on the floor where it is, and lay around all morning instead.Read More: To sew or not to sew
I sewed six more things from vintage sheets in the past week. Wanna see?Read More: Fun with vintage sheets, part two
Continuing the cherry theme, how about another new dress?Read More: Cherry weekend
My birthday gift to myself today, was a few hours of uninterrupted sewing time, and now I have a new dress to wear.Read More: My birthday dress