The Finish Line

Wow, I'm so relieved to finally be writing this blog post after what seems like an eternity of digitizing, testing, editing, emailing, (/Instagram/ Facebook messaging), re-editing, redrafting, re-re-editing, and very little sewing, (of anything other than the Forsythe Dress). Don't get me wrong, I really enjoy/ed the process (mostly), but it has been a real … Continue reading The Finish Line

Palms

Completely convinced that I wanted to build a conservative wardrobe of muted tones and classic lines, nobody was more surprised than I was when, after "quickly" nipping out to get some sewing thread, I returned home an hour (or more) later with an armful of more floral prints than I care to mention. Although I did not … Continue reading Palms

Shiny Things

I didn't dare embark upon any elaborate projects last week, as the twins playschool was closed, and my personality is such that I get frustrated if I start something and have to abandon it before I make any real progress. I also find that when I'm in a rush I make so much more mess when I … Continue reading Shiny Things

Civilian

  Ever since I was a teenager I've had an inexplicable fondness for epaulettes. As soon as I had mastered the ability to "bag out" when learning to sew  (well, truthfully, before I had quite mastered it), they were a common decorative detail in many of the garments that I made for myself while I was at fashion … Continue reading Civilian