A Flash of Brilliance

I don’t know if I’ve posted this pattern on here before, but I think you can see why it’s one of my favorites.  Have you ever seen anything more 70’s than this? I do have to take a moment to feel sorry for the guys.  In my opinion, the big pattern companies have just never…

Announcement of the Decade(s)

I want to go ahead and share a project that I’ve been working on for a while, and plan to work on in the future.  When I’m sewing or researching for a new project I love to listen to music from the time I’m working in.  Music has always played an important part in my…

A Reluctant Work in Progress Post

I’ve started something, and I’m too stupid to know when to stop.  I am, however, taking a small break.  Months ago, I bought a pattern off Etsy.  The seller made it clear that it was an old pattern, and there might be issues with it.  Boy, was that an understatement. I would love to make…

While I Was Away.

I complete one commissioned art piece about once every three years.  While I was away from this blog, I was working on one of these pieces. I love doing these paper-cut pieces.  But while working on this commission, that love was tinged with a certain fear.  I have sold one of these pieces before, but…

So I Learned a New Trick. . .

I learned how to age photos on my phone, and it’s so much fun! I just wanted to share my favorite photo from the trip my husband and I took to the nearby University campus. I think black and white really suits me!  This was my first time walking around in full get-up and I…