With the sheer volume of things I sew, I tend to forget about the “misses” – they just sit unworn or end up in a pile of laundry somewhere unnoticed. Live and learn, though, so here’s a rundown of things that didn’t quite work out! 1. Jegging Marris Blazer I thought this was going to … More Top 5 Misses of 2015
Let the lists begin! First up in my Top 5 Hits of 2015 – my favourite and most worn makes! In no particular order… 1. Ginger Jeans I’m actually finding it hard to believe that I first used this pattern so recently! I’ve made at least 5 pairs, probably more, and I love the pattern. It’s … More Top 5 Hits of 2015
It’s that time again: #sewingtop5! Here’s how it works: Between now and the new year, post on your blog or IG feed about the following topics, and tag them #sewingtop5: Top 5 Hits (favourite or most worn makes) Top 5 Misses (projects that didn’t work out or rarely got worn) Top 5 Non-Sewing Highights (What … More Join me for the Top 5 of 2015!
Now that the Top 5 list-making has mostly wrapped up for the year, I wanted to say a big thanks to everyone who joined it! I had lots of fun reading your lists and I hope you enjoyed writing them. If you are on the lookout for new blogs to follow (I always am!) I’d … More Thanks for joining the Top 5s!
1. Learn to use my new coverstitch machine. It was a gift from my husband and his family (I’m still in shock!), and i can’t wait to figure out how to use it. My sewing will have hems at long last! <– I worked up the courage to use it a bit, and it is ah-mazing! … More My Top 5 Goals for 2015
1. No guilt. For my first few years of sewing I often felt like I “should” be sewing something more technical, more varied, more something! This year I’ve ditched the guilt and accepted that what I love is knits, and patterns repeated a million times. Thanks for sticking with me through it all! 2. I … More My Top 5 Reflections for 2014
This topic has me stumped – and I came up with it! Looking back on my year, I’m not sure exactly what I’ve accomplished… but it’s been a good year none the less. So perhaps instead of specific events or accomplishments, I’ll write instead about what I”m grateful for, and what are the brightest points of … More My Top 5 (Non-Sewing) Highlights of 2014
It’s time for my Top 5 Misses – i.e. the clothes that never get worn! Now, I have to say that only one of these is a real fail… the rest just turned out to be “meh”. I have a LOT of clothes at this point, and if it’s not a favourite, it won’t get worn. … More My Top 5 Misses of 2014
Are you participating in the Top 5 lists this year? If you are, please introduce yourself and share a link below! Take some time to click through the other links too – I’ve made new friends every year through this series! The Top 5 Hits and Misses in particular are a great way to get to … More Share a link to your Top 5 of 2014 posts!
Let the list-making begin! My first Top 5 list for the year is my Top 5 favourite or most-worn makes. There are some TNTs on here, as well as clothes that just make me feel happy every time I wear them. Without further ado, my Top 5 Hits! (In no particular order…) 1. Autumn Comino … More My Top 5 Hits from 2014