• what to do with all my wool

    pattern 1 | pattern 2 | pattern 3 | pattern 4 Since I discovered I have so much wool going through my fabric the other day I’ve been on the scout for things to make out of it. I have a cape and coat planned already in my pattern madness but I have SO much […]

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  • fabric organization

    Earlier this week (or maybe it was last week, who can remember) I posted on twitter asking how people organize their fabric stash as I needed to do something about mine. Alana pointed me towards this printout from The Sew Weekly that I had somehow missed which turned out to be exactly what I needed. […]

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  • pondering why i sew things

    So I’ve been reading all these amazing posts by Zoe over at So Zo… lately and emailing with my friend Birgitte of Indigo Orchid about patterns (we met in school a few years ago when I was her flat pattern 1 TA!) which has been causing me to think about why I sew my own […]

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  • the lost week

    Yikes, I seem to have disappeared for a solid week! Last week was the sort of crazy usually reserved for the week before Christmas but I guess that’s what happens when you have to mail holiday packages to Canada, your crazy comes early. I spent the first half of the week getting my presents ready […]

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  • making plans, making patterns

    I’ve been hard at work the past 2 weeks making new plans, writing lists, sketching, sketching, sketching, drafting new patterns, testing new patterns all working towards the goal of expanding my pattern shop. I’m not quite in the home stretch yet, but I thought it might be fun to share some of the process here […]

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