growth planning

I’ve made an interesting observation several times lately. I keep coming across posts and articles in which the author mentions beginning to sew around the same time I did. As I see what they’re making, it often involves techniques that are far more advanced than any I’ve yet to tackle. This post is not about self-deprication! …

to knit…

In January of this year, I decided that I wanted to learn how to knit. (Allow me to state emphatically that this was not a new year’s resolution…because it’s something that I actually wanted to accomplish.) I grabbed the following supplies and went to work: I got started but quickly stalled. By far, the hardest part …

incognito

I have another of my subtle prints to share today. The fabric came from Mood online. I’m not pandering… much. I bought it in June! Anyway, it’s a straightforward jersey, 100% cotton, light- to mid-weight, stable. (Miss Lulu, have I remedied that neutral wardrobe thing to your satisfaction??) Yes indeed, it’s another Renfrew. I can’t help it! …

renfrewaholic

Hi, my name is Susan, and I’m a …. yep. The Renfrew (from Tasia / Sewaholic Patterns) has been well covered by the blogosphere. You already know how awesome it is; you probably have 17 of your own in your wardrobe. Here are mine. So far. My first go at this pattern was made from …

nothing to see here

The last few weeks have included a trip to California, an illness upon returning, and some seriously misplaced mojo. All moxie-inviting advice is welcome! And now I present… my writing about thinking about sewing. Great sewing habit post from The Coletterie. Normally, I spend well more than 15 minutes per day on sewing related tasks, but …