Cutting gift ideas for sewers and crafters are certain to please. I was trying to update my Christmas wish list and realized that the items I was longing for might be just the things other creative folk were hoping to find under the tree. It can be tricky buying gifts for sewers and crafters. Our … Continue reading 6 Cutting Gift Ideas for Your Sewer or Crafter
I have gradually become a fan of leggings. At first, I was happy with black and brown ones. Then I added a couple of patterned ones. Of course, the fabric store had some gorgeous knits that were crying out to be leggings. I wanted quick and easy sewing patterns. I subscribe to Ottobre design so … Continue reading Quick and Easy Sewing Patterns from Ottobre Design Woman
I had hoped to be sharing finished items for my fall wardrobe, but things have gotten in the way. Instead, I thought I'd share one of my favorite things to do: Daydreaming with fabric and patterns. One of the places I visit, if I can when I visit the Chicago area is Vogue fabrics. This … Continue reading Fall Wardrobe Planning – in the sewing room.
The smartphone video feature can be a powerful tool for Sewists and Fashionistas. I read a lot! I mean a lot!! To my shame and regret, I don't keep track of books, short stories, authors and when I might have read them. I devour books, particularly mysteries and science fiction. The other day my son and … Continue reading How to make your smartphone your fashion assistant to perfect your look.
Creating an opera worthy travel wardrobe that fits in my carry on. For that last three years, my son and I have taken a trip to Toronto to enjoy the Canadian Opera Company (COC). This began when my son said he wanted to go to one of the Wagner celebrations where they do a marathon … Continue reading Toronto Weekend Travel Wardrobe. Seamstress Style!