Category «studio style»

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 …

travel (or not) sewing kit

My next Zakka Style project is this wonderful little sewing kit — so wonderful, in fact, that it is the featured project on the book’s cover: The project is simply labeled “sewing kit,” and it got me thinking. For me, this would be for my on-the-go tools. I’d throw it in my bag with some …

fabric covered box

It seems that my blog is unintentionally becoming a love letter to Rashida Coleman-Hale. I didn’t set out to do that, but her projects and fabric are so appealing to me that it isn’t much of a surprise. I ♥ Patchwork is full of squeal-worthy, gratifying projects. Many of them can be whipped up with materials …

my favorite source for inspiration

I love Pinterest.  I can get lost in it for, ahem, longer than I intend, and it is a source for so much inspiration for me. So when I saw this post on Ucreate, I had one of the strongest whydidn’tIthinkofthat moments I’ve ever had.  While I often like the raw edges look, I didn’t …