Yup. I’m over sewing blogging


I’ve been meaning to write this post for awhile now. It’s been brewing but I wasn’t sure if it was just a passing a mood or if I really felt this way. Could it be true that I’ve actually grown bored of sewing and blogging about sewing and reading blogs about sewing? And how did […]

Links to over twenty in print bridal gown sewing patterns!


Hi readers! As some of you know , I take bridal gown commissions from time to time when something interesting comes my way. While I’m not pursuing a bona fide business, I decided not to, I am working on something now that I’ll be blogging about soon! I mostly end up drafting or draping my […]

Me Made May update


I started off the first day of Me Made May , my sixth year of playing along, by wearing my self drafted sailor skirt and banded dolman top to mass. This skirt was out of circulation for a long time because it was featured in an article I wrote about drafting your own sailor skirt […]

More My Fair Lady costumes and my first hat!


So I finished making the costumes for Eliza of My Fair Lady!  Using only fabric from my stash and things from my own wardrobe. I am so glad to be done! I’m reviewing a couple costume patterns, too.I made this skirt from the 1910 Ladies Empire costume from Reconstructing History. I was planning on making […]

Rethinking business and new sewing goals

Learning heirloom sewing techniques

I sort of jump all over the place when it comes to my sewing interests.  There’s just so much I want to still learn, bra making, historical garments, heirloom techniques, hats, maybe even shoes! Obviously, sewing is a hobby I’m passionate about. Which is precisely one of the reasons I decided to not pursue doing […]

DIY galvanized pipe closet


Recently we added a new closet and bathroom to our bedroom. The space was there already and had been my youngest child’s nursery previously. I saw a few of these pipe closets floating around on Pinterest and knew it was going to be perfect for our closet. This one from the DIY Diva really caught […]

Ginger snap goat treat recipe


That would be ginger cookies made for goats, not ginger cookies made with goats! Today we made some home made ginger cookies for our goats. Animals don’t notice if you add a little too much of this or that, so it’s a fun way to get little kids going in the kitchen. Measuring things themselves […]