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…

Should we only buy fabric when we …

I had an interesting bit of feedback on my post about eco-friendly sewing spaces. My first point in that post was that we should buy…

Make Your Sewing Space More Eco-Friendly

Whether you sew in a dedicated room or in a corner of your dining room, there are a few things you can do to make…