When I woke up today the internet told me that it's National Quilting Day! Rejoice! It just so happens that I'm working on a quilting project, and since I'm not usually working on a quilting project, these seemed like fortuitous circumstances. Thought I'd better blog about it. I'm more of a fashion sewing gal than … Continue reading English Paper Piecing in 6 steps
A fun vinyl bag make with some tips on working with vinyl.
For someone with such a strong desire to make bags, I don't actually use that many of them - I carried the same purse for the past 6 or 7 YEARS, and in that time frame I probably swapped it out somewhere in the range of zero times. As I think about it, though, I … Continue reading Deconstruction: A Note on Taking Shit Apart
So I actually started small in the bag-making game, and I mean that literally. This past year I did a project called SmALL, where I put together a business that made small hand-crafted pouches. It was a ton of fun and I learned a bajillion things doing it (literally, obvs). Here are some of the … Continue reading Ahhh! Real Monster Bag
I made this dress for a wintertime party that I wasn't all that jazzed about going to (spoiler: I didn't). It's the first dress I've ever made (finished), and the first garment that I'd constructed in a long time so even though it's probs a little out of season, I thought it was a good … Continue reading Long Dress with Big Print!