Digging Through The Archives

Handmade Cotton and Leather Strap - SewFearless.com

Last Saturday, just as I was dipping my toes into a Very Exciting Project... I got sick. ugh. Sicker than I have been in a long while. I've been taking it pretty easy this week as I work my way back to health. Sadly, I haven't had much energy for sewing, but I took the opportunity to do some blog maintenance. I rolled up my sleeves and dug into the … [Read more...]

Hand Sewing Ideas for Hot Weather – A Link Roundup

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I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday! My family and I left town for Northern Virginia to spend time with one of our god-daughter's and her family. When I got home I realized I had not done a single stitch of sewing all weekend, and, amazingly enough, it didn't kill me. crazy. If I had found a spare moment amidst all the visiting and watching of 7 … [Read more...]

A Winter’s “Spring Cleaning”

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The Word of The Week is... PURGATION  Last week, something clicked in my brain. It was like a fog had lifted and I finally could take a good hard look at the way I have been lived. I'm not sure what triggered it. Maybe it was finally getting the pattern in the shop, or that Gladys' first birthday is approaching and we are leaving that intense newborn … [Read more...]

We All Sew

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I was recently listed as one of We All Sew's Favorite Blogs! Sew Fun! :) If you haven't checked them out yet, you should. Their site is chock full of fun articles, interesting Facebook pages, blogs, and video tutorials. … [Read more...]

Inspired Reading: Fashionistas

I would like to start out by saying I don't consider myself to be very fashion forward.  I was never the best dressed in high school. Then, I lived in jeans and a t-shirt when studying computer science.  Soon after graduation, I moved to a small blue collar town and have been pregnant and/or nursing ever since  When I started out in my garment sewing … [Read more...]

Inspired Reading: For those Learning to Sew

This month I would like to highlight some blogs that I find to be invaluable sewing resources.  These authors take the time to teach, not just show off how awesome they are. (Although, they are really awesome.) I have learned a lot from them and I hope you can learn something too. ikatbag - This woman makes the top of the list. It is obvious that … [Read more...]

Inspired Reading: November

I would like to share with you some of my favorite blogs.  I have 144 subscriptions in my Google Reader, so there is a lot to love.   Here is just a taste of some of my favorite crafty blogs this month. kojo designs - Jordan and Kristin are quite the talented pair. I discovered them through So You Think You're Crafty and I am always amazed to see … [Read more...]