Her Name & the NICU

Typically we are ‘those people’. You know, those people who never find out the gender of their baby before they’re born, those people who don’t share their baby names until the baby is here and named. 725 more words


She's here...April 3, 2017

It was a short night and an early morning. No matter how you slice it, our sleep was not the recommended 8 hours. Somehow, the three and a half hours that I managed to get were great. 832 more words


Wardrobe Architect Week 13

On week 13 of Wardrobe Architect, Colette offered a free downloadable worksheet from A Sewist’s Notebook by Beth Byrge to help plan your sewing projects.  I happen to be working on my self-drafted Bardot dress (blog post coming soon) and used this handy worksheet.  254 more words


La Fin de Chéri

(Influence from; La Fin de Chéri, Colette 1926. )


one day you will either strike yourself out

with an exact deepening cut

or own the world with vinegar fingertips… 395 more words

Paisley Park

Will there ever be a time that I get tired of making Colette Sorbettos? Will there be a time that you get tired of seeing me make Sorbettos? 378 more words


Colette Sorbetto Top

Hello World,

I got back into sewing after a brief hiatus and I started with this fabulous free pattern from Colette. The “Sorbetto” was recently re-launched with a sleeve option and a longer length. 92 more words

Sewing Projects

Blue Velvet Moneta Dress for #MonetaParty

Long time no see, guys! I’ve been finding slightly less time to sew and knit lately, but even less to blog. I’m off on holiday to Seoul and Tokyo next week, and have a few recent projects to photograph, so no doubt I’ll have a few garments (and probably some holiday fabric shopping…) to blog in the next few weeks. 220 more words