Category «miscellaneous»

this post was made for hoppin’

Ah, the true motivation for the break in my radio silence… My friend Nicole nominated me for the blog hop that all the kids are doing these days. I love that Nicole is part of this story, because she’s an example of why I love blogging so much. I first met her online, but we’re local …

nothing that this post should be

**When one hasn’t posted on her blog in excess of six months, one’s first post back should be everything.** Hi y’all! Boy oh boy oh how I’ve missed this. The further away I got, the harder it was to return. I’ve been making the makes, but somehow no story nor garment felt comeback-worthy, and with …

diversification: why i’m trying it

The sewcialist community seems to be divided on the two-timing thing. Some folks love developing relationships with many projects at once, while some are absolutely faithful and may as well be wearing blinders. For most of my sewing life, I’ve been a one-plan woman. Getting started can be the hardest part for me, so when …

the vernacular of spam

As with most blogs, the number of spam comments that hits my site far surpasses that of legitimate ones. I use an excellent filtering plugin (shout out, Akismet!), so they are never published. However, once in a blue moon, a valid comment ends up the in filters, so I usually do a very quick once-over …

feasting on liebster

A few weeks ago, I e-met another blogger, Kim (11:59 Studio), with whom I felt an instant connection — I love her blog, the style of her projects, and her writing. She even began blogging during the same month as I did. So I was tickled when she notified me that she was awarding me …