Author Archives: Charlotte

the best of 2016

I’m a sucker for end-of-year posts, and despite my silence on this space, I’ll speak out before 2016 gives way to a new year. (And you are almost certainly correct in thinking that blogging more is on my 2017 resolutions.) Ready? Let’s do this. Three Best Sewing Projects :: the Sewaholic Granville shirt.¬†Finally. This pattern […]

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fall, sewing mail, and self-inflicting fitting woes

I am sitting here literally eating hot fudge pudding cake cold out of a Tupperware while Oregon douses us in perfectly timed fall. Yesterday the weather was similar, if not more torrential, and Josh and I attended the wedding of two dear friends–a wedding that was an outdoor wedding. The dress I wore was one […]

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coasting through the summer

I’m a homebody–a die-hard homebody. Cabin fever is not something I’m too familiar with, and I don’t naturally come by the initiative, patience, and follow-through requisite for adventure. I’m a low-level recreator, a trait I’m happy to claim. And yet. Something inside me was hounding me this summer to go to the coast. I’ll talk […]

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longest days of the year

Summers and I have a tenuous relationship at best. Especially the past few years, summer has been too long, too hot, and overhyped. Summer 2016, though? Summer 2016 has been lovely, a loveliness best captured in navy gingham. I’d bought this cotton gingham last year sometime intending to use it for a Sewaholic Granville shirt, […]

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famine and abundance

When I started this blog I was in a season of creative abundance. Not only did I have the equipment, tools, and supplies for sewing, but I had time and mental resources aplenty to devote to this therapeutic hobby. I could easily spend 10 hours a week sewing; I hardly had to think about when […]

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