Wardrobe Builder: The Skirt

Skirts: A Love Affair The first garment I have ever sewn was a skirt. It was made out of a hideous fabric, in the wrong size, and without any finished seams. It was a disaster.…

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2018: A Sewing Review

For someone who lives so much in her head, I do not have the habit to reflect officially. I do not keep a journal; I have tried a million times, but it is not something…

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Seamwork Kaye Pattern, Or How to Show Your Thick Thighs Some Love During Summer

I have been blessed with strong, thick legs. I get them from my mom. Even though I have been plagued at different times and in different ways about body issues and my weight, I have…

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Origin Story, or How Sewing Makes Me Feel Good About Myself

I have struggled with body image issues for as long as I can remember. I have tried every single diet out there. I have undereaten and overexercised. While some women become voluptuous when they gain some…

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