Oh hai! It’s been a while. You OK? I’m OK. I’m coming up for air after a year of online teaching, and waiting out this third wave and continued stay-at-home orders here in Toronto. The mental load is difficult these days, but this too shall pass. I was just on Bloglovin’ scrolling through my sewing feed for the first time in *forever* and it made … Continue reading Cambria Duster
Fresh off the high of getting a boat load of likes from my Facebook friends on my recent plaid coat, I seem to have gotten myself onto a coat roll. This is from Burda Style Magazine’s “Easy” issue, Fall/Winter 2015. This is a pretty straightforward coat to sew, but it’s still a coat — with all the requisite wrestling with thick layers of coat fabric … Continue reading The Booby Trapped Coat
Two firsts on this one: sewing my first coat, and first time sewing with plaid. I love a hobby that always has some small new challenge to try. And when you meet the challenge, you get to wear a stylish new coat! Who doesn’t love that? I wasn’t sure this coat was meant to be, until this post from McCalls popped into my inbox a … Continue reading My New Plaid Coat!