The day I made this I had gone on a school fieldtrip with Kai.  Either Brian or I usually go on the kids’ fieldtrips, and I knew that there was no way in heck I was going on the January […]


When I saw this blue and white fabric in the store, I grabbed it post haste.  It is beautiful, had a great hand and a nice stretch to it.  It feels like cotton, but it is a bit thicker and […]


It is hard to not photograph all the beautifully changing colors around here.   Soon the trees will be bare and the leaves brown and rotting on the ground.  Soon…the ground will be blanketed with a covering of snow. Now is […]


I belong to a group on Facebook for testing patterns, which I am not overly active in.   A lot of the patterns are for younger kids, or not something my kids would wear, so I tend to not test. […]


This past weekend I had some time to sew, so I made up a few things for myself.  One of these was a shirt that was supposed to be the muslin for another shirt I wanted to make.  It didn’t […]


The kids had Thursday and Friday off for MEA (the teacher’s convention that most teachers don’t seem to attend).  Brian took the kids to Feed My Starving Children to pack food on Thursday morning, and then he had to go […]

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