RIP Janome DC 1050 – Your Life was Too Short

  Ah, me. I am so disappointed. My lovely Janome has died. I have had her a little over a year when I started experiencing some tension problems. First, it was clunking and bird-nesting that no amount of re-threading or changing needles, thread, etc., would fix. Then, I found a small nick in the thread…

TUTORIAL: Mini Penny Pinafore Pouch Pocket Hack

You all know I LURVE Kitschycoo’s Mini Penny Pinafore pattern, but you know what I love more? Pockets! I will add pockets to anything I sew for myself that doesn’t already have them. So, when I woke up at 3 AM this morning yelling to myself POUCH POCKET, I knew what was on the agenda…

Life is Messy, But Sooooooooo Worth It!

When my husband and I moved to Boston, we knew we would only stay for a few years. 2, maybe 3. We are not “city folk”, and while we were willing to go for a few years for some great job opportunities and cultural experiences (Bean Town Rocks, y’all), we didn’t want to stay long…