February 6, 2012

The Atomic Dress (Butterick 5454) and a daily dress!

Greetings robins! It’s alright. Everything’s fine here in Minnesota. You can come back now. We miss you. I will buy worms at the bait shop to […]
October 18, 2011

The Dynasty sweater (Butterick 5497)

Greetings gophers, meerkats, prairie dogs, capybaras and other assorted small rodent-like creatures who may or may not have been cleared for Friday gobbling during lent. Let’s […]
September 26, 2011

Secretary chic (Hot Patterns 1011 & Butterick 4230)

Greetings kangaroos! I managed to take some grainy, blurry photos last week to show all ya’ll one of my more recent endeavors. Fairly boring stuff, as […]
September 7, 2011

How I did it: Crepe ‘skirt’ and the portrait collar sweater

Greetings you humpy bumpy camels and chimpanzees! Yesterday I showed off my new skirt and sweater and today I’m back with a few more details! First, […]
September 6, 2011

Half a Crepe (dress) & a year-old pumpkin (sweater knit…)

Alright you adorable koalas. I’m running low on title inspiration. But not on sewing inspiration! I finished not one, but TWO new garments this weekend that […]
April 28, 2011

Tahitian treat! (Kwik Sew 3637)

Greetings tropical hermit crabs! I’ve finished my first summer skirt and shirt combo (remember the bolts of cloth I posted the other day?) If any of […]
April 19, 2011

Then and now… some summer fun for the kid in me!

Greetings pygmy goats! I think I’m a day late, but I decided to play along with last week’s Sew Weekly challenge “Kidding Around” and make an […]
April 12, 2011

One part pink sweater, two parts black wool.

Greetings chickens! I don’t care if the city says we aren’t allowed and the neighbors are complaining. We’re totally keeping you. So! For tonight’s post, I’m […]
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 […]
October 13, 2010

From the vault… Butterick 5348 and 4657 franken-dress. What doesn’t work.

Well folks, I have been a busy bee, catching up on my Lady Grey, but the photographic evidence is not the most scintillating unless you love […]