September 17, 2018

Last week I tried making a crewneck sweatshirt for the first time and it turned out pretty decently, so I went to the fabric store this week and bought myself some new material to sew one EXACTLY to my heart’s content.

Once it was done though, I came to a realization about my style and myself that I needed to talk out. A trip to my therapist was in order. Of course my pesky professor couldn’t leave me alone for a week as well.

September 10, 2018

Autumn is around the corner so I decided to take my first stab at sewing a crew neck sweater. I went to the thrift store and picked up two oversized sweaters as the material and got to work. Upcycling, you know. But also, why waste money and new fabrics if I’ve never done it before, right?!

I also checked in with my crops one more time.

And finally, a new character joins the cast. Professor Cornelius Quiring. Oh boy …

August 27, 2018

Last week I started making a pair of shorts and I got them about halfway done, so this week, I finished them. Makes sense, right?

And I didn’t bandy about this week either, I just got to it … I think.

After I finished them, I even tried out a few different looks of how I can wear them. Turns out it’s fun to do a bit of roleplaying.

August 20, 2018

Autumn is about a month away and the weather is going to become a bit chiller, so why not make a pair of #shorts? Seems to make logical sense, right?!

Truthfully, the purpose of #sewing these shorts is for the practise. Also, I used some left over fabric from a pair of upcycled shorts I made many moons ago.

Finally, Manny and I also did a bit of role playing and I called the therapist … all to help me with my dismal dating life.

August 13, 2018

With the shirt done, the only thing left was for the actual wedding to happen, so both sides of the family convened at my sister & brother-in-law’s home.

But more then just it being a wedding, I learned something new about my family that had never been talked about.

This is the story of the whole weekend.

August 6, 2018

Last week I started working on a shirt that I’m going to wear for my sister’s wedding. This week, I finished said button-up and I can genuinely say, I kinda like it. I am okay with the sewing and the fit is pretty good. But not only did I get the shirt done, my sisters

July 23, 2018

I’ve been working hard all summer. Making money work, not fun, silly goose sewing videos hard work. Sure, my bank account has been flush with cash but my life has fallen out of balance.

So this week’s video is two things, a therapeutic venting session and a chance to catch up on some patterning odds & ends I’ve been meaning to do.

July 16, 2018

My ironing board looks like bloody murder, literally. I accidentally melted my red wax tailor crayons in a previous video, combined with it just being really old and stained over time. Full disclosure, I did get it for free so who knows the history?!

So … I went to the haberdashery shop, picked up my supplies, then stopped by the thrift store for fabric and got to work.

July 9, 2018

This week there was no time for any goofs or gaffs, it was straight to business to get the pants done. This series has gotten too long. I did however invite my family (Manny & Mandy) to hang out while I sewed because I figured they could offer the entertainment factor. They did. Watch the

July 2, 2018

After 4 weeks, I finally got myself a pants pattern that I am okay with so I went to the thrift store and picked up some fabric. I figured I’d find some meh-cloth, but then there it was: a deliciously beautiful blue, supple and soft “Superfine Worsted All Wool Made in England.” Holding it up though, I realized that if only I was smart about it, there’d be JUST enough to make one pair of pants.

Let the trouser sewing adventure begin 🙂