Reflection on 2017 and My Word for 2018

That's a wrap, 2017! This year saw me in business mode full-time. I had no idea starting Curvy Custom Bride would make me feel so raw. It felt like I was finally burning off the rest of what was holding me back. It was hard. And worth it. I hired LuDesign Studio for my Curvy … Continue reading Reflection on 2017 and My Word for 2018

2016 and a Word of the Year for 2017

Over the last couple of years, I've invested time in coming up with a word for the upcoming year, rather than a wish list of things I want to accomplish. You can see recent words here. I have a lot to be thankful for this year. My kids are at a new school and they … Continue reading 2016 and a Word of the Year for 2017

Liner Notes to 2015, aka The Naval Gazing Post

Sewing for other people has been a huge time suck! Ha! I mean, I love it for so many reasons. The first, being that I don't really need that many clothes and when I'm productive, I'm productive. Secondly, it's actually nice to see people light up when something fits! Finally. I think those of us … Continue reading Liner Notes to 2015, aka The Naval Gazing Post

Welcome, 2015! Naval gazing and My Word of the Year

I feel like I can start 2015 now that I bought a new day planner. I use google calendar to be able to check everything on the go but I also like seeing everything written out at a glance. Ah, yes. Paper. Can't live without it. As a lot of you know, 2014 was a … Continue reading Welcome, 2015! Naval gazing and My Word of the Year

It’s New Year’s Eve 2013

   It's no surprise to anyone who reads this blog that I love dressing up! "Frosting" to me isn't this stuff, or my Victorian stuff. This is my cake. I get lots of use out of it. I make it for specific reasons, outings, gatherings, and I build on it. Right now, all I have … Continue reading It’s New Year’s Eve 2013

New Year’s Resolutions, my way.

I really don't do these resolutions well. I think, mostly, because I do better on short term goals. Finish this seam, bind off by Friday, etc. The resolutions that have me promising something to myself for a whole year just seem so daunting. Last year, I set myself out to learn how to alter a … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions, my way.