I dream of a clutter-free life. My husband is the same. In our home, we are constantly aiming to make as little mess as possible and get rid of things we don’t use. I am not a person who gets emotionally attached to “things” so this is usually easy for me. This year I have … More Sensible sewing: destashing and tangible planning
Happy New Year, folks! I’ve set myself a rather bold goal this year, among other sewing goals which shall be in a different post, but here is the main one (which I feel a bit nervous to actually announce but here it is): Do not buy any clothes. Eep! That’s right! I have been thinking … More Buy no more… can I do it?
Hi, sewing folks! I’m just about ready to upgrade my machine and I would love your input :). My clunky little Brother BM 2600 machine has been okay so far, but it’s probably seven years old now and coming to the end of its life; it’s rather bottom-of-the-range and I’m really starting to notice its … More Choosing a new sewing machine – your opinion?
Hello, fellow sewers. Hopefully a bit of discussion post here: what do you do – dress for fashion, or dress to what suits you? A combination of both? And what do you make? Do you plan your handmade items? I was cleaning out my wardrobe earlier today and started noticing the types of clothes I … More Thoughts on colour palettes, planning, and sensible sewing
A couple of weeks ago, I was thrilled and honoured to receive a nomination for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award from the lovely Natalie over at Threads and Bobbins! This is my first award! Thank you so much for the nomination, Natalie. I really enjoy your blog too – your handmade outfits are super stylish, … More Hooray! The Very Inspiring Blogger Award!