Monthly Archives: January 2012

Deep blue knit dress

The beginning of this year has been filled with projects for other people, and I’ve got a few more custom items to complete before I can make an outfit for myself. I love to make things for other people, so … Continue reading

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Tucson and California

Last week Wednesday, hubby and I returned from a weeklong trip to Tucson and California (which is why there were no posts for a while). Continue reading

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Dress with pintuck bodice

I made this dress for my sister-in-law a couple of weeks ago. It was probably one of my longest projects (several full days) because the material was so lightweight and pesky. Continue reading

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Thrift and antique store finds

Over the past month, I’ve hit a few thrift and antique stores. I hadn’t had a successful trip in a while, but recently I had a rash of extremely satisfying finds. Continue reading

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Spaghetti Day

Yesterday, I found out it was National Spaghetti Day. So, I couldn’t help but cook anything different for dinner last night.

I hadn’t used this recipe in a while, but this is the recipe I used for the sauce: Continue reading

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Welcome to our home…I mean Antarctica

Over the past few days, winter decided she was tired of playing nice…You may not have guessed from the pictures of our house, but we live in an Igloo. Continue reading

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Sewing Recap

Here are some pictures of some custom items that I managed to complete over the past few months…The first two are custom reconstructions. Continue reading

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The joys and pains of the end of 2011

I’m back! Since I’ve been away for many months, I am essentially re-launching my blog. It will take a long post to recap the events of the past few months, but it would seem strange not to share them. For those who are interested, the following is a summation of the events in my life since September. Continue reading

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