It’s back! For the 5th year running, I’m inviting you to join me for an end-of-year sewing round-up! Here’s how it works: Between now and the start of January, 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 … More It’s time for the Top 5 of 2016!
In a very enjoyable way, I feel like I’ve found my groove with sewing. That means I don’t have any huge insights into my last year of sewing, nor do I want to set any lofty goals! That said, there are some things I’ve been thinking about… Reflections: I love my wardrobe. I have more … More Top 5 Reflections and Goals for 2015
Because we can’t sew ALL the time, right? 1. Happy Home Jamie continues to be the best part of my life every single day, and our cats keep us both entertained. It feels like a year where things are coming together. 2. Family I’ve been so proud to see the strength in my family through hard times, … More Top 5 Non-Sewing Highlights of 2015!
It’s time to share! If you’ve been posting Top 5 round-ups, leave your name and a link below so we can explore your posts. I always love reading through other people’s posts and finding new blogs to add to my reading list. If you haven’t done a list yet but are meaning to, I hope you’ll come … More Link to your Top 5 of 2015 posts!
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