Hmmm… what have I done in 2016 besides sew? A few new things… 1. We moved! We’d last over 2 years in a noisy apartment building, but life got SO MUCH BETTER in May when we moved to a century home in the old downtown core. It’s quiet, we can walk around at any time of … More Top 5 Non-Sewing Highlights of 2016!
If you are writing your own #sewingtop5 posts, post a link them below! It’s always nice to discover new blogs to read, right? And round-ups are a great way to get to know each other quickly. You can like to just one post or come back and link to each one as you post! My first … More Share your Top 5 of 2016 posts!
Let the games begin! Here’s my next instalment in the #sewingtop5 series! 1. Muse Natalie Dress Either this pattern or this fabric could have worked as something else… but together, I felt bland. I cut it up and made a tank instead, which, frankly, is also a bit bland and poorly-fitting! 2. Linen Santa Fe tee … More Top 5 Misses of 2016!
I thought this post might be hard to write – how can I chose favourites from the 50+ projects I’ve made this year? But once I scrolled through my Flickr stream, it was clear which garments made my heart sing! 1. Washington Dress in Black Scribbles I made this dress in January, and it gets a … More Top 5 Best Projects 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!