Oh, my . . . Week Three already! How time flies when you're wearing things that you've made. Come with me for a fast tour through what I wore for Week Three of Me Made May! Day 15 - My Casual Tee shows its stripes with Terracotta Warriors Seattle is one of just two USA… Continue reading Me Made May 2017 – Week Three
Oh, Pants. They've always been the problem child in my wardrobe. I buy them and they don't fit. I sew them and they don't fit. So I just avoid them like the scary nightmares they are and yet, what I wear most are pants. This is my story of bravery and pant-conquest! When I taught… Continue reading My Artisan Pants – Conquering Pant Fear
In addition to blogging about my own sewfulness, I also write tutorial compilation posts for Coats & Clark's Sewing Secrets blog. And, it just occurred to me that you might enjoy those, too! So, from now on I will post a link every time one appears and you'll have even more inspiration for your own… Continue reading More Blogging, More Sewing
I'm REALLY enjoying Me Made May!! I committed to myself that I would wear something I made each day of May 2017 and it has been revolutionary for me. Here's a recap of Week Two. If you missed Week One, click here. And, if you'd like to see my May Makes every day, follow me… Continue reading Me Made May 2017 – Week Two
Hey, it's the 10th day of Me Made May 2017 and I just can't seem to pull it together enough to do pictures today. You know - life happens! So, instead you get a blog post about what I would have worn if I could have worn my Me Made May Day 10 make. Good… Continue reading Scarf to Vest – an Upcycle Tale
'I, Annette Allison Millard of http://www.sewfullife.com and https://www.instagram.com/sewfullife/, sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May '17. I endeavour to wear my handmade wardrobe pieces each day for the duration of May 2017' Are you doing Me Made May? This is the first year I've joined in and I am having SO much fun with this.… Continue reading Me Made May 2017 – Week One
Charitable sewing - are you involved in some way? There's nothing so marvelous as using your hands, heart and needles to help and encourage someone in need. And, gathering with your creative sisters and brothers to make things to donate is an exceptionally delicious joy! I'm helping to lead a new Sew and Serve group… Continue reading Charitable Sewing – Needle, Hands & Heart
Shannon Fabrics makes a really fabulous, quality minky fabric called Cuddle. Have you tried it? I know minky type fabrics have a bit of a tough rep - most people think they're hard to sew with. But, I now know that with a few tricks and a little help from three amazing sewing tools, Cuddle is… Continue reading Sewing a Cuddle Baby Blanket
A couple of years ago I bought a lovely, spiral bound notebook and I'm using it to keep track of my sewing projects. The key words here are "I'm using it", because I actually own three other lovely little notebooks that I've never used!
We all do it. We buy a gorgeous fabric, or we're given one, or we fall in love with a Thrift Store find, take it home, put it on the shelf and don't touch it again for a while.