Fancy Tiger Sailor Top

Yikes. It’s been a long while since I’ve written a blog post. I won’t bore anyone with tawdry details, but it’s been a rough year. I feel like I’ve been bleeding money, and that gets depressing. Seems like sometimes you can’t get ahead no matter how hard you try. Am I right? Anyone else feel that way?  (OK, but if you do want the tawdry details, Continue reading


Winslow Culottes

Back in early-ish May, I saw that one of the bloggers I follow, Helen from Helen’s Closet, had issued a call for pattern testers. She was working on putting out a pattern for culottes and was asking for testers to get it to that final stage. I’ve always thought testing a pattern sounded fun, but I never seem to get chosen! Apparently it’s kind of a prestigious community, so I wasn’t sure what the outcome would be. In any case, I decided what the heck, I’ll throw my name out there and cross my fingers. And lucky me, I was chosen! Continue reading