The One Hour Ombre Top, Which Was Effortless, Of Course

It’s ombré, hombre! If there’s one thing that will have me clicking “Add To Cart” faster than a Canadian politician can resign after a #metoo complaint, it’s ombré. (Oh, and Asian-style prints. Especially with cranes. But I digress.) There was one lousy yard of this fabric left in stock, so I snatched it up, determined to find a way to make it work for something. … Continue reading The One Hour Ombre Top, Which Was Effortless, Of Course

GreenStyle Capsule Cardigan & the Distracting Infinity Scarf

This is the Cardigan That Almost Wasn’t. It’s the Capsule Cardigan from Greenstyle Creations. It came out a helluva mess, but I’ve been enjoying wearing it anyway. You can see from the pics that the front band is a bit too short, so the fronts of the cardigan don’t quite hang properly. I blame it all on the fabric I chose. You know, it’s NOT … Continue reading GreenStyle Capsule Cardigan & the Distracting Infinity Scarf

Instant Party: Just Add Nettie (and some safety pins and maybe duct tape)

Last month I engaged in a little Extreme Sewing. 12pm, Saturday, December 16: I decide I need a new dress for a party I’m going to at 6pm. Husband raises his eyebrows at my proclamation and suggests it might be better for my state of mind to wear one of the many things already in my closet. However, I accept that by 6pm, I will … Continue reading Instant Party: Just Add Nettie (and some safety pins and maybe duct tape)

Fast Fashion Fasting & Favourite Feathered Tee

How is it almost the end of 2017 already?? I’m looking forward to the break between Christmas and New Year to do a lot of sewing and hopefully catching up on posting some of the stuff I’ve been sewing lately. Truth be told, I’m also going to be doing a bit of shopping during that time, in preparation for the Ready-to-Wear Fast of 2018! I’ve … Continue reading Fast Fashion Fasting & Favourite Feathered Tee