Mask up! Stay safe!

Cloth Face Masks

Like most other people with access to a sewing machine, I have stitched up a fair number of masks since the COVID-19 pandemic began. When trying to decide which of the many available patterns to use, I considered the input of my partner, who works in a medical clinic and volunteers for the community health […]

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Make Nine 2019 Plans

Make 9

My wardrobe is in a dire need of a refresh. It’s been a year or so since I’ve sewn much, due to a lot of major things going on behind the scenes, and I’m not a prolific shopper, so some of my favorite pieces are starting to wear out. I have identified a handful of […]

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Miss Maggie’s Handbag

Miss Maggie's Handbag

I’m so completely chuffed. I made a handbag! I didn’t think I had it in me to sew through thick layers of finicky materials like vinyl and foam stabilizer. I’m notoriously bad with a hammer and screwdriver. But I did it and I don’t think it looks too shabby… Pattern Description: “Miss Maggie’s Handbag is […]

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