It’s a dreary, rainy Sunday here in Brooklyn, and the only thing I want to do is sew. More specifically, I want to sew a-line skirts. Alas, I’m not satisfied with any of the a-line skirt patterns I’ve already made, so I’m digging through my book collection in search of something better. (All I want … Continue reading
In celebration of CHA Summer 2012, I made a fancy new bicycle skirt to wear on the show floor! Heading to the show? Say hello if you spot me! Can’t make it this year? Get up-to-the-minute updates on all of the crafty goings on by following me on Twitter and Facebook. I’m so excited to … Continue reading
I spent all day yesterday in the studio, hanging out with Melanie, my BFF. She’s a talented knitter, but she’s never sewn more than a button, so I walked her through the first steps in making her very own skirt. Up next: the sewing machine! Anyone else making skirts on this beautiful Easter Sunday?
To wrap up National Sewing Month, I wrote a fabric crafting-specific review of the Spellbinders Grand Calibur die cutting machine on Craft Test Dummies! So, if you’ve got a die cutter (or think you might want one), and are dying to try it out on fabric, check out my review for tips and tricks on … Continue reading