Rethinking business and new sewing goals

Learning heirloom sewing techniques

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my Bloglovin’ feed. Thanks for visiting!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 […]

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 […]

White Lace Butterick 6190


Another version of Butterick 6190 designed by Nancy Ferris Thee from Making History, which I made for the school play, My Fair Lady. I was curious to learn more about Nancy Ferris Thee since I’ve sewn a few of her historic patterns for other plays and really enjoyed them. I found this interesting post about […]

1915 silk and lace gown Butterick 6190


Well it’s time for the annual school play again! This year we’re staging My Fair Lady. I won’t be in charge of all the costumes this year. Only the costumes for Eliza Doolittle and the maids’ outfits. We wanted to make the costumes historically accurate and the play is set in around 1915. This is […]