Better late than never, right? I got so excited about Lingerie month over on the Curvy Sewing Collective that the first week of February just flew by, and now I’m late introducing this month’s muse: Seamstress Erin! But what’s a week between friends, right? Let’s dig right in! Erin is one of the growing number … More February: Having fun in pictures with Seamstress Erin!
I only recently realised that a lot of my favourite sewing blogs have Facebook pages. Why? Am I missing out? Should I start one for Crafting a Rainbow? Fill me in, people! In truth, I’d drifted away from Facebook in the last years, until I became a Curvy Sewing Collective editor – we do all … More Does your blog have a Facebook page?
… and mostly fail. Katie makes it sound so easy! This post is two things: a review of a recent make, and a what-not-to-do of indoor photos! First, the dress. I wanted to sew my Jungle January dress, but couldn’t decide just what to make, so I grabbed this Cali Fabrics rayon print instead. I … More In which I attempt to take nice pictures indoors…
I’ve been on a quest since summer to figure out how to sit in pictures and not look, well, lumpy and stumpy! It’s nice to have a variety of poses to shake things up, and after standing and leaning, sitting seems like the obvious next choice. When I talked to Jenny about photo tips, she … More Sittin’ Pretty: Aka. How to sit and still look pretty in pictures!
Blog photos. Love ’em or hate ’em, they are a big part of how we share our sewing creations. And whether you use an iPhone or a fancy DSLR, there are always ways to up your photo game! Over the next 6 months, I’m going to try to improve my blog pictures by focusing on … More Join me for the Better Pictures Project!
Blog stats. So fun and fascinating, so arbitrary and superficial a way to measure ourselves! I can’t be the only one that enjoys looking at my blog stats, either through Google Analytics, WordPress, or even just checking the number of followers on Bloglovin’ or Feedly. I’m slightly ashamed of it too, though, as if it’s … More Are you strategic about your blog stats?