Tags » Colette Patterns

A Well-Loved Denim Laurel

I find myself drawn back to denim over and over. Is it something in my distant past, I wonder? Too much of my adolescence spent dreaming of Jon Bon Jovi? 375 more words


It looks like denim, anyway.

Participating in the monthly challenges is a little more complicated for me at the moment, given that all I really feel comfortable sewing for myself and my changing body are knits! 346 more words

Colette Patterns

Double blooming Dahlias

Recently I’ve been watching the television series Suburgatory. It’s a classic fish out of water sitcom about a single dad and his teenage daughter who move from New York City to the suburbs. 1,097 more words

I Made That


So about that Sorbetto I went to all the trouble of making bias tape for. It’s awful. Amazingly so.

I should have known this would happen. 282 more words


The wonder of dresses

First up, a confession: I’ve never read any Wonder Woman comics. Nor have I watched any of herĀ television series. But I like what she stands for (and a lasso of truth could come in very handy in my line of work). 438 more words



The Watson Sew Along began this week and so far Cloth Habit has posted a “gather” list and a really lovely tutorial on making adjustment forĀ fit. 252 more words