Postpartum contemplation

While I’m stitching up quilts, snugglers, hooded towels, etc., my mind keeps wandering to my own wardrobe. Between sewing simple maternity pieces and friend hand-me-downs, my business casual and casual maternity life are covered. I’m now contemplating January i.e. postpartum. My old clothes probably won’t fit, and my new clothes will probably be on their…

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Happy Mom’s Day to Me!

So I spent a bit of money this weekend, and I was heavily inspired by Indie Pattern Month that is coming in June from The Monthly Stitch! First, an Indie Paper Pattern for the “New to Me Competition” the first week of June:   This woman’s pattern is from Violette Field Patterns and is part…

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Reading instead of sewing…

…has been how I’ve spent my minuscule amounts of free time. What have I been reading? I just finished this: I highly, HIGHLY recommend this one! I know I first mentioned Linda Przybyszewski way back here. She writes about fashion history, American culture, home economics, and sewing all with a clear focus and bias about…

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