Handmade Wardrobe · sewing

The Sewful Life’s 2018 Top Ten

We're coming up on the 2nd birthday of The Sewful Life and in typical toddler fashion, it's talking more all the time! So, let's review the Top Ten posts of 2018 and see what you loved the most. You'll have a good chance to review your favorites and visit the ones you missed! BTW -… Continue reading The Sewful Life’s 2018 Top Ten

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing · Sewing With Knits

Lark Tee Number Four and Pattern Giveaway

This is my fourth make from Grainline Studio's Lark Tee pattern and I'm still convinced it's the best T-Shirt pattern ever! Seriously, the last tee pattern you'll ever need to buy. But, maybe you won't have to because I'm having a giveaway! You'll need to enter before noon on 5/4/18. More info below!! For my… Continue reading Lark Tee Number Four and Pattern Giveaway

Handmade Wardrobe · me made may · sewing

Why You Should Join Me Made May 2018

Last May I signed up for Me Made May and committed to wear something I'd made every day! I wasn't actually sewing things to wear every day, just mostly honoring my Handmade Wardrobe by choosing something I'd already made. My photo-hubby took pictures of me every day for posting and it was all amazing!! You… Continue reading Why You Should Join Me Made May 2018

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing · Sewing With Knits

The Lark Tee Giveaway – Tee Number Three

I'm back with more reasons why Grainline Studio's Lark Tee is the best t-shirt pattern ever! And, there’s a PDF Pattern giveaway you can enter. Just comment on this post, on Instagram and Facebook before Noon PT on 5/4/18. More info at the end!! Luxurious Octopi My third Lark Tee make for my Sewing With Knits class… Continue reading The Lark Tee Giveaway – Tee Number Three

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing · Sewing With Knits

The Best T-Shirt Pattern Ever Giveaway – Tee One

This is it sewing seekers . . . the last T-Shirt pattern you'll ever need to buy! And, there's a pattern giveaway for you to enter!! I have a lot to say about this, so let's get started . . . Grainline Studio's Lark Tee is so fabulous and such a bargain. Four necklines, four… Continue reading The Best T-Shirt Pattern Ever Giveaway – Tee One

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing · Sewing With Knits

In Love With a Kimono

Sew Caroline's Florence Kimono was one of the patterns I chose for the Sewing With Knits class I taught at the Sewing & Stitchery Expo in February. I didn't know it would begin a love affair . . . with the pattern . . . but it did. It was super easy and fun to… Continue reading In Love With a Kimono

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing

My Warm & Cozy, Easy Wool Wrap

My hubby and I are privileged to spend Christmas in Narnia every year. AKA Cascade Meadows Camp where our son is the Director. He, our wonderful DIL, and our grand-dog live blissfully in this glorious mountain setting all year round. It's a step out of the "real" world and we love to visit. Maybe it… Continue reading My Warm & Cozy, Easy Wool Wrap

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing · Sewing With Knits · Tips, Tricks, Techniques

Whacking & Hacking – My Stasia Tee Re-Mix

Sometimes one writes a blog post while on a layover  in the Las Vegas airport, leaves it in draft form and forgets to post it.  Wonder how I know about that??? So. . .although I made it to my destination of Texas and back home already, I hope you'll still enjoy this post! Meg of… Continue reading Whacking & Hacking – My Stasia Tee Re-Mix

More Blogging, More Sewing · sewing

Add Hand Stitching – More Blogging, More Sewing

I'm on the Make It Coats Sewing Secrets blog today with one of my passions - hand stitching! You'll recognize both of the garments if you followed me for Me Made May, but one of them has a fabulous new addition. In the Summer time, I love having take along projects lined up, so I… Continue reading Add Hand Stitching – More Blogging, More Sewing

Creative Opportunities · sewing · Sewing Philosophy

Contests, Contentment & Confidence

Today is about encouragement! I hope that once you've read this, you'll sew more, post more, wear more and enter more. Because . . .  if not now, when?! At the beginning of May, I made a personal commitment to wear something that I had made everyday. It was my response to the wonderful challenge… Continue reading Contests, Contentment & Confidence