I know it would pain me to see just how long ago my last blog post was published. The break was never intentional but, sometimes life gets in the way and creative projects take a back seat. A lot of things have changed since my last post like my address, my status as a student,… Continue reading The Simple Seamstress is Back!
First off allow me to begin this post by giving a HUGE thank you to the ladies at the Casual Seamstress! They are sharing their PDF pattern for this sweet little shift dress for free! I am in love with my new dress and this is easily one of my most favorite makes to wear. I… Continue reading The Simple Shift Dress
I’m not sure when I discovered Thread Theory patterns, it must have been several months ago when I was looking for menswear patterns for Christmas ideas. I highly recommend heading over to their website! The The Finlayson sweater pattern is actually a men’s pattern but I liked it so much I decided I should have… Continue reading A Finlayson For Me!
Christmas is not exactlty my favorite holiday. If we must be honest here, it has always been Thanksgiving I look forward to the most. This year however the tables were turned and it turned out that my Christmas was incredible. To me Christmas has always been about the anxiety of shopping and gifts. This Thanksgiving… Continue reading The Grinch Who Sewed Christmas
One of the keys to good blogging is consistency and I will admit I have NOT been keeping up. Not because I don’t feel like writing but because I have nothing to write about. I just haven’t been doing any sewing lately. I would love to but school, work, and relationships are dominating my time.… Continue reading Bad Blogger
Yes the title is meant to be punny! I have been so absorbed in school, work, and keeping up with day to day chores that I have really fallen behind with my sewing. I am enjoying all the colors and being able to dig all of the sweaters from the back of my closet. With… Continue reading Falling Behind
I love cooking so of course the kitchen is one of my favorite places to be. I spend a lot of time in here weather it be baking pies, making a big pot of soup, or cleaning up the mess. Even though my kitchen is tiny and counter space nearly non-existent I have made due.… Continue reading Kelsey’s Cafe Curtains
Yes, I should really write this down on the calendar because for the first time I am making a real muslin to test the fit of a garment! Often times I’m simply too much in a hurry to get something finished to bother with a “test run” I just go for it and hope (rather… Continue reading Making A Muslin
Yes! I FINALLY got some time to sew! I chose a simple project to get myself back into the groove. Colette Pattern’s Sorbetto has been on my must make list for a while. First, its free and second its a simple make thats quite cute and versatile. I went by a local print shop and… Continue reading A day with friends in my new Sorbetto
My last post talked a lot about where I am at now geographically. This post is all about where I am mentally and what my thoughts have been lately. Not the most exciting for anyone but me however, I really want to share it. I am probably just as lost in my mind as ever… Continue reading More than just a point on a map.