Nice dress! Thanks, I made it!! - a mystery sewing grab bag

The news you have been waiting for!

I won’t delay the announcement of my giveaway winner by entertaining you with details of my latest sewing project.  I’ll save that for my next post!  We are all here to find out who is the winner of the Clover 5-in-1 Sliding Gauge from Nancy Zieman. But first let me thank you again for another…Read More

How rude …

I almost let the day pass without saying “Thank you!”  I love being connected to the sewing and crafting community through social media!  Today, I have been blogging for four years, organizing Designin’ December for three years and enjoying a RTW fast for almost two years.  From my first post through to Designin’ December, it’s…Read More

Almost missed the boat with this one…

  Well, I had plans.  I had plans to use this beautiful fabric (100% rayon Batik) with my Butterick Retro dress pattern B5920.  Unfortunately, I didn’t have enough fabric.  No matter how much I measured and twisted and turned the pattern pieces, I just didn’t have enough fabric.

and the winner is!

I just took a break from my mending.  Yes this weekend it is mending – boring! – to write all your names from last week’s Give away post on pieces of paper, put them all in a hat (actually a bowl that had two cookies in it previously and now holds nothing but folded names and crumbs)…Read More

Nice dress! Thanks, I made it!!

As good as done!

…well… my blue jeans are ALMOST as good as done.  I know you have probably heard that before, but the long weekend has come and family is home and there is family to visit and I am surrounded by fun!  But I promise… SOON! In the meantime, I thought I would celebrate my new blog theme…Read More