Stashbuster: Ironing Board Cover

Ironing is not my favorite sewing-related activity. I know how important it is to have nice, crisp seams, so I invested in a good iron, and I love how well it does its thing. My…

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Lost Goth Summer 2019: The Magnolia

I finished this Magnolia back in September of 2019. At the time, I was healing from feeling forced out of a school that I loved because of terrible administrators. I held on for as long…

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Scrap Busting: Sun/Eyeglasses Case

For a while, my sunglasses and reading glasses had been neatly lined up on a table waiting for the day when I would have time to sew them soft cases to keep them protected. I…

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Pintucks and Polka Dots: Simplicity 8551

Note: I started writing this blog before recent events have completely changed the way we live. I considered deleting the whole introduction, but I decided to leave it as is. There is something comforting about…

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A Gray Grainline Linden

A few years ago, I tried to sew a Grainline Linden. These were my pre-muslin days, when I would hack into fabric with the absolute certainty only granted to those who know nothing. The fabric…

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