Top 5 of 2013: Part III: Hits and Misses

The end of the year is creeping closer and closer, the chaos of the holidays are winding down, the kiddos are sick :-), and I am too. So, instead of sewing the last day or two and unpicking EVERYTHING, I have been working on my final Top 5 of 2013 post – hits and misses.…

Top 5 of 2013, Part II: Inspirations and Goals

Continuing with the Top 5 of 2013 theme, my post today will focus on the bloggers that have inspired me most over the past year and my sewing goals for 2014. Top 5 Inspirational Bloggers: 1) Steph from Cake Patterns – Cake Patterns Tiramisu changed my focus and my outlook on sewing my own wardrobe.…

Top 5 of 2013, Part I: Top 5 Reflections

Gillian over at Crafting a Rainbow has put out a call to all us Sewcialist bloggers to participate in her year end wrap up in the form of the Top 5 of 2013. I wasn’t a blogger last year, but I am now, so I wholeheartedly want to participate this year, especially after reading everyone’s…

A Continuing Fascination with Ancient Egypt

As a little girl one of my favorite topics to read about was Ancient Egypt. The building of the pyramids, the Pharaohs’  tombs deep under the sands in the Valley of the Kings, the of the passageways under the Sphinx, always intrigued me and I couldn’t read enough! But, one cannot talk about ancient Egypt…

MOAR CHRISTMAS GIFTS: PJ and PJ EATER EDITION

I am really going all out this year with sewing Christmas gifts. My last blog post was all about the gifts I made for my extended family. But, I couldn’t very well not sew something for my own kiddos, could I? BEHOLD, THE PJ EATERS!!!!!!! Ma Gawd, these things are sooooo stinkin’ cute! The pattern…

#Green December Wool Blend Skirt

Bluegingerdoll Peggy Finished Object and Pattern Review OK, I know that when I bought Bluegingerdoll’s Peggy skirt pattern I was stoked. But, lemme tell you, when I put this thing on, BAM! SWOON!! All KINDS of LOVE! This is my #Green December make for the Sewcialist Sewalong. Still plenty of time left in December, y’all,…