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Be my Valentine

I mentioned in passing a while back that I had made an agreement with myself that I would not make a single skirt until I’d lost 5 lbs? Admittedly, that’s an easier deal to make with oneself in the middle of winter when one would prefer to be bundled up in cozy sweatpants and would […]

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Must be Santa

I’ve been skirt-making again!  This time I went back to my roots of using the Sew What! Skirts method, and I used Alexander Henry’s Merry Christmas Santa fabric.  And now, as I sit here in a pair of very seasonally inappropriate lounge pants, I am struck by just how much I need to use this […]

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Leaf me alone

So the lawn guys were here today cleaning up two weeks-worth of leaves. They did a great job on the lawn, the sidewalk and the driveway. And speaking of the driveway, guess where most of the driveway leaves got blown? Yeah, oh so conveniently onto the car. And up against the garage door. Neil was […]

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Color me impressed

  I had no idea the color would be so vibrant!  I’m guessing that’s what happens when you actually follow the instructions that comes with the dye . All of my previous experience with dye has been pretty much a matter of throwing the garments in a dye bucket, swirling it around now and then, […]

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I love it when he rips his pants

Yep, another knee blown out, another skirt for me. Woo hoo! Neil came home from Capclave Sunday night with the news that he’d worn through the knee on another pair of pants. I’m sorry for his wardrobe’s loss, but I’d be lying if I said it wasn’t good news for my wardrobe. I know I […]

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