Monthly Archives: October 2013

Power surge + sewing machine = :(

So, I was making a ton of progress on my olive Minoru last weekend.  The jacket is ripstop olive cotton, interlined (for warmth) with a forest green flannel.  I primarily basted the interlining (flannel) to the fashion fabric (ripstop) with my machine, but for the large back pattern piece, I decided to use some silk […]

Mom likes to soo

Found this drawing in my daughter’s backpack last week. “I like moches” (translation: mac & cheese)….    “Mom likes to soo”

More basement “mods”

I bought some square cork tiles at Joann’s recently, hoping to develop an inspiration/ swatch/ pattern-in-the-queue area near my sewing machines. Here’s what I came up with: I’m not sure it comes through in the picture, but I’m clearly obsessed with gray, purple and teal… and also with Cake patterns! (have you seen the new […]