One of the first things I thought about this morning upon waking up, was the realization that I had entirely forgotten to update my blog on my normal posting day. What a crime! Never fear, I have a lovely post for you, even though it is a day late. This is the first part of my Christmas Crafting series. I have several "selfless" sewing and knitting projects to share with you over the next couple of weeks. I thought I'd start it off with the most complicated Christmas presents I made: five button down men's shirts.Read More
Today is the day: the Ginghamalong submission deadline. And, thankfully, I actually have a completed object!
This is a Colette Patterns Negroni shirt. I made size XS without any adjustments. It is made from a gingham quilting cotton that I purchased at Joann Fabrics. The buttons are from my stash. (Rest assured, the hem is even. The way the shirt is hanging off the mannequin and the angle of the picture make it look way off. . .)Read More
Well my dearies, I have been busy, but much of my projects are still in the development stages. I have also been working on Christmas presents, some of which I cannot show you since I don't want to risk the recipients seeing their gifts before time! I am such a procrastinator that I usually cram all of my Christmas gift making into the few weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Since there is such a shortage of time, what with various festivities, family get togethers and other usual holiday busyness, I always end up with half of my presents unmade. This year I am determined that that will not happen! So, on to the stuff I can show you.Read More