Sewing for Spring

Up until late last year, I really only stitched up costumes I could wear at cons, building character wardrobes and the like- for fun. Then, I started sewing for every day and not in a costumey way. This week I wore my denim Hummingbird skirt and my Maggie London BCT top with a store bought … Continue reading Sewing for Spring

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Woe is me.

I've been working on this one dress for months now, off and on. More off these days. Last week, I decided to really get to it and finish as much as I could. I was working with silk habotai for the first time and that was tricky. It worked but I think I might have … Continue reading Woe is me.

Vintage Knitting

I taught myself how to knit in 2000 and when I knit, I knit obsessively. I went off knitting for some reason- oh, right! I started sewing obsessively- and now I'm back with a fury. How I balance these two is what scares me. I do need to sleep and all. Knitting does give me … Continue reading Vintage Knitting

My Cloche Divine

As you've seen, I've been on a little meandering through 40's styling. I went on Ravelry to see if I could find a hat that would go with some of the dresses I have to make. I found some really beautiful ones and I recently finished one and wanted to share, not only the result … Continue reading My Cloche Divine