Category Archives: blogging

the dress I lived in all summer

You want to know the hardest thing about maintaining a sewing blog? Because it’s definitely not the sewing. The hardest thing about keeping a sewing blog for me is the gap from finishing a project to photographing it. Because most of my projects are apparel items, taking pictures means that I need to set up […]

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an unplanned deviation

I have a loose editorial calendar that helps me keep this space organized. Actually scheduling posts to write helps me know when I need to take pictures and reminds me of collecting links and other blogging minutiae. I’d planned this week to post about my whitewashed fireplace and the coat I made for my mother-in-law for Christmas. […]

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resolutions, sewing and otherwise

Happy New Year, dears! I took an unofficial holiday break, and it feels good to be back. I spent my holiday here in Oregon with family. We enjoyed movies and sugar cookies and Salt & Straw. When I would take Asher home to bed, I’d have a few hours by myself (Josh would stay to […]

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an impromptu Thanksgiving post

I wasn’t planning on posting anything until tomorrow, but here we are. I’m spending Thanksgiving in Utah with my people, who now includes my two-week-old niece, and I don’t think she’s spent more than a few moments not being held. Our Thanksgiving dinner is a little modified this year, given that we’re not celebrating at my […]

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in the name of autumn

:: In the name of autumn I bought two doughnut pans,and I used them. Their maiden voyage was for a class party for my Sunday School class. I tested three different recipes: chocolate, brown butter, and apple spice. The brown butter was my certain favorite. I made more donuts for Halloween a week later, and […]

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