Handmade Wardrobe · sewing

My Pumpkin Spice Kimono

In my ongoing obsession with kimonos, I decided to try the Indygo Junction Contemporary Kimono with fabrics from my stash. The colors are marvelously Fall-friendly and definitely convey the flavor of Pumpkin Spice! Every Fabric Has a Story Years ago, I fell in love with and purchased a stunning Yukata Cotton fabric from local purveyor… Continue reading My Pumpkin Spice Kimono

Giveaways · More Blogging, More Sewing · sewing

Summer Sewing Round-Up

My Summer involved a LOT of sewing! But, it was mostly in my head and on paper. Not so much on the sewing machine. Sometimes Summer is full and overflowing and there's just no time to sew and that's okay. Sewing's not over, it's just pacing in the background waiting to burst onto the scene… Continue reading Summer Sewing Round-Up

Fabric · sewing

Our Double Gauze Winner!

I hear a drum roll . . . Sue Nugent is the winner of the Shannon Fabrics Embrace© Double Gauze Giveaway!!! More About Our Winner!! Sue commented on July 5th, "I love the Cobalt Rose double gauze fabric. The tunic looks so nice on you. I think that I would make a Summer Dress from… Continue reading Our Double Gauze Winner!

Fabric · Handmade Wardrobe · sewing · Sewing With Knits

Knit Batik Wrap Magic

Knit Batik? Yes, there is such a thing and it's fabulous!! It's marvelously soft once washed, it's extremely versatile, and super comfy to wear. So, the piece I purchased at this year's Sewing & Stitchery Expo was perfect for the Indygo Junction Warm & Cozy Wrap pattern! The Magic of Knit Batik A couple of… Continue reading Knit Batik Wrap Magic

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing

Double Gauze Tunic Twinning and a Giveaway

A few weeks before the Portland Quilt Market show, I fell in love. My hubby didn't mind . . . because it was just fabric - again! Fabric love led to fabric obsession and now there's a GIVEAWAY you can enter! (Info at the end of this post.) As I was cruising Instagram one night… Continue reading Double Gauze Tunic Twinning and a Giveaway

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing

Sewing When Your Technology Rebels

You haven't heard from me for a while, but I have been sewing! So, here's a quick update on my Sewful Life adventures during The Great 2018 Technology Rebellion.  (That's my positive spin on "everything broke and I thought I'd go CRAZY"!) There will be more posts soon! Quilt Market With the Dying Miss Phone… Continue reading Sewing When Your Technology Rebels

Handmade Wardrobe · me made may · sewing

Me Made May 2018 Week One + 3 Days

As promised, here's a recap of my Week One Me Made May 2018 posts! I'm thoroughly enjoying my commitment to wear something I've made every day. Watch for more Weekly Recaps every Friday! Are you joining in? I hope so. It's never too late! If you need some incentive, click here to find out why… Continue reading Me Made May 2018 Week One + 3 Days

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing · Sewing With Knits

Alabama Chanin-ish Stitching + A Giveaway

I did it! My first attempt at Alabama Chanin style reverse applique is done and I love it!! Texture Clothing's amazing knits were perfect for this project. You can enter to win some for yourself - there's a giveaway at the end of this post! When I first got a copy of Indygo Junction's Slight… Continue reading Alabama Chanin-ish Stitching + A Giveaway

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing · Sewing With Knits

A Peek at My Next Sewing Project & a Sale

Do you ever have a sewing project that's like the song that never ends? I've been working on a thoroughly enjoyable top made from gorgeous Texture Clothing knit fabrics for about a year now. I'm finally ready to reveal just a bit of it and you'll see the rest soon. Very SOON! THE SALE But,… Continue reading A Peek at My Next Sewing Project & a Sale

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing

The Sewful Life’s 2017 Top Ten

The Sewful Life will be celebrating it's first birthday at the end of February 2018! Prompted by lovely posts I've seen on other blogs, I thought it would be fun to re-cap the 2017 Sewful Life posts you liked the most. So . . . . (or should that be sew?) . . . here… Continue reading The Sewful Life’s 2017 Top Ten