Monthly Archives: April 2015

warm weather maternity inspiration

  Since learning about Babe #2, my sewing mentality has undergone a shift. I’ve started thinking even more in terms of what will be comfortable, cool,¬†and stylish. My last pregnancy was also during the summer, and in many ways that makes dressing (and sewing) much easier. I need clothes that breathe, stretch, and–just as importantly–make […]

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Me-Made-May 2015

Last year was the first time I’d ever heard of Me-Made-May, and while I was smitten with the idea of committing an entire month to wearing as many handmade garments as possible, my handmade wardrobe simply couldn’t sustain such a lofty goal. So I decided to commit for 2015. And now, here we are, almost […]

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the anchors-away dress

This dress marks the end of an era. This number is my last fitted dress project probably for a year, to be generous. From here on out my sewing endeavors will be inherently and necessarily stretchy. So this dress holds a special place in my sewing heart. Not only do I really and truly love […]

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hiatus, explained

I have an explanation for my unplanned break from blogging, and in a roundabout way, it does relate to sewing: I’m having a baby! For the past six weeks or so, I’ve been pressing my way through the first trimester of pregnancy, which means that really I’ve been spending lots of time on the couch […]

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I’m here, I’m here!

Lest you think I’ve resigned this blog to the dregs of cyberspace, I’m still here! My hiatus was unplanned, though really did work best for my family and me. I have some exciting things to share with you, including a new dress and a Me Made May pledge. (Can you believe next month is May?¬†Seriously.) […]

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