Sparkly Gold Disco Shorts – Simplicity 1144

It’s been a funny week here. School was closed on Monday and Tuesday because of the snow, so we had a nice extended weekend. The…

Sewing a McCalls 6959 Dress (Part 2)

McCalls 6959 Finished! At the end of the last blog post about my McCalls 6959 wrap dress, everything was cut out and ready to go.…

Sewing a McCalls 6959 Dress (Part 1)

Despite the fact that it’s been a bit quiet over here on the blog this month, I’ve actually managed to get some sewing done. Yay,…

A Bit of Visible Mending

I’ve been on a bit of a repairing kick recently. Despite having a whole wardrobe of clothes I want to sew, I’ve refashioned a dress…

Make Do and Mend: Learning about sustainable …

This week I’ve been putting my love of sewing and history together in the name of blog post research. History has long been my favourite subject,…

Count Your Buttons Day (Yes, Really!)

As weird and wonderful holidays go, Count Your Buttons Day is right up there. I’m not sure how I came across it, but apparently 21st…

Refashion A Lady Skater Dress Into Two …

Do you refashion any of your handmade clothes? I don’t think I ever have before but this Lady Skater Dress was calling out to be…