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Cat "Assist"

This is why I didn’t get any work done last night. My sweet cat stretched herself out across TWO projects and my supply case. But she was so relaxed for a change I didn’t dare move her…


Schräge Vögel (UL 4)

It’s finally time for the next winner – Schräge Vögel.

I think I need to explain the title of today’s piece a little for my English speaking readers. 226 more words


Bad Habits 1

I have been developing some bad habits recently that I need to control.  Seriously, I’m trying to save money and I end up paying nearly $100 for black suit wool just for a ‘practice’ project.  415 more words

Clothing Construction and Wardrobe Planning, by Doris S. Lewis, Mabel Goode Bowers and Marietta Kettunen, 1953

I find vintage home economics books fascinating to read. While absolute treasure troves of information and charmingly outdated language, they also really highlight how much pressure was put on women from an incredibly young age to appear perfect at all times – often times disturbingly so. 264 more words


Emmy Couture Podcast - Episode Fifteen

Hello everybody!

I have another podcast episode up. There is talk about sewing, knitting, and some exciting business news. I hope you all enjoy! (You can find the show notes over on Youtube.) 33 more words


Quilted End Table Toppers

My mother-in-law recently requested I quilt some small table toppers for her end tables. I did a simple variation on the log cabin style in the colors of her room. 7 more words