November 28, 2017

I have been sick all week but that doesn’t matter anymore, you know why? My new pattern came in the mail!  Part two of my on-going, probably never completed project.

On Typewriters

Are typewriters even cool anymore?  I know there was a lot of angsty, typewritten poetry floating around the internet when I was in high school.  I wasn’t cool then, and I’m not cool now, hence the questioning.  I have loved typewriters for a long time and will go on loving them regardless of popular opinion.

Wearing the 1903

Upon finishing this corset, I immediately tried it on.  At first, I was a little alarmed at how snug and shaping it was., I felt like my kidneys where on the move.  I put it away and cleaned up the catastrophe of my sewing table, but I couldn’t leave it alone and I’ve actually worn…

Treadle Sewing Machine

Finishing a big project always seems to leave me feeling frustrated.  I spent all this time and energy working on one thing, and now it’s gone and I don’t know what to do with myself.  I don’t know why, but I have always found antique stores to be very restful places.  I think it is…

Corset 2 Finished!

I have emerged from beneath my cloud of anxiety (and muttered oaths) with a finished corset.  I’m so happy with it! I learned a lot, meaning I made a lot of mistakes.  But would you LOOK at that silhouette!  I’m in love with this thing.  It feels like it’s trying to rearrange my internal organs,…