BBs and Breath Mints: Tips and Tricks for Sewing

I’m cleaning out my office/craft room today. So this is a hodge podge post. I’m always in search a better notion to add to my collection. I was at the Renaissance Festival in Larkspur, Colorado this summer and picked up a handmade glass paperweight to use as a pattern weight. Pretty and practical! My husband […]

New Craft/Sewing Table and Vogue 100 Dress Begins!

I got a craft/sewing table from my husband for my birthday! He used two Ikea Kallax Shelves back to back and then attached them to a plywood base. He then attached casters to the bottom. I found a table top on craigslist for $10 and he cut it down to fit and screwed it to the top. It has plenty […]

In Search of Perfect Wrap Dress–Vogue 1549 DVF Dress

After I made Vogue 8379, I fell in love with the simplicity of the wrap dress. It can be casual AND sophisticated. I discovered the existence of Vogue 1549 Diane von Furstenberg wrap dress pattern and was able to win it on eBay. This year happens to be the 40th anniversary of the DVF wrap […]