December 29, 2010

Less than a week to go…

Every year at this time I get a little nuts. Something about the post-Christmas let down makes me anxious to start new projects. Last year we […]
December 28, 2010

Revisiting the Parfait.

Back to sewing. I made my alterations to the Parfait and am still not satisfied… to refresh, here’s the fine photo of the bodice of muslin […]
December 16, 2010

The Colette Parfait, a muslin.

Hey! Remember this post? The one with the giant orange and pink striped turtleneck and a yet-to-be made dress to go over it by my recent […]
December 15, 2010

A snow day with mom.

While Mr. Bug spent Saturday and Sunday shoveling our (and total strangers’) cars out of snowbanks, my mom and I amused ourselves by building an army […]
December 14, 2010

Christmas sewing. New clothes for mom.

Ah! So, early Christmas is over, gifts have been given and I can post photos of my mother’s Christmas present. Of course, puffed up with cleverness […]
December 14, 2010

Oliver + S Giveaway. And the winner is…

Farah! From Farah Makes Stuff. A Torontonian (OK, Canadianiacs, feel free to correct me on the correct name for a resident of Toronto…), stay at home […]
December 11, 2010

A home for my pins.

Yet another utilitarian sewing project. Pincushions. These were made mainly as samples for the shop, but they were so fun and so cute I took some […]
December 10, 2010

Utilitarian sewing… a cozy new cover for my ironing board.

Back to my recent spate of utilitarian sewing projects. I have a confession. I have actually spent time photoshopping the stains out of my basic white […]
December 9, 2010

A giveaway… city weekend in the city…

OK folkses. It’s giveaway time! I’m still not up to 75 facebook followers, but in honor of Oliver + S I’m doing it anyway. Here’s the […]
December 8, 2010

Dream Jobs… Liesl Gibson and Oliver + S. Creating a business that mixes creativity, motherhood and a little afternoon ‘market research’

 So you may have noticed my recent obsession with the Oliver + S City Weekend fabric from Moda (here, here, and HERE!) Liesl Gibson is the […]