The first item on my #MakeNine2019 list is the Concord t-shirt by Cashmerette, with the goal shirt being one using the black and white knit fabric kit that came with the pattern.
For a long time I only sewed woven items, mostly because knits scared me. There just seemed like so much could go wrong, especially if you even touch the fabric while stitching. Once I got my new sewing machine, however, and bought a walking foot, I felt like I was ready to take the plunge.... Continue Reading →
"There's not one thing about your natural physical appearance that isn't absolutely perfect for the totally unique individual you are." -Metamorphosis, David Kibbe
In my previous post, I was extremely convinced of my Kibbe "Romantic" self. I had a few thoughts about my face shape not quite matching the Romantic face shape exactly, but I could clearly tell I wasn't in the "Theatrical Romantic" category. However, I was rereading some posts from Dr. T Designs, and one of... Continue Reading →
“Nobody really metamorphoses. Cinderella is always Cinderella, just in a nicer dress. The Ugly Duckling was always a swan, just a smaller version. And I bet the tadpole and the caterpillar still feel the same, even when they're jumping and flying, swimming and floating.Just like I am now.” Holly Smale, Geek Girl I find this quote quite... Continue Reading →
The past six months have been a journey for me of self-care, learning who I am now at this juncture of life, and adjusting my thinking about myself, my body, health and what it means to be fit. It began this summer when I started a new job, the first one after many years of... Continue Reading →