Since moving to my new apartment, I’ve been meaning to get back to sewing. I’m glad I went shopping at Broadway Silk during Shop Small Astoria because I love all the stores that participated (and Astoria is the best!). I got three different cotton prints that seemed very spring-y. It was a little over 10… Continue reading March Haul and Shop Small
I survived the milestone I’ve been dreading: I’m officially 30. And it’s not half bad. Surrounded by friends, I rung in a new decade, very hopeful and excited. “Your 30’s are your best anyway,” I was repeatedly assured. With my birthday comes some awesome sewing goodies! The boy bought me a couple of things like… Continue reading Grown-up gear
The boy went to visit family last week in Colorado and came back with gorgeous antique thimbles from Fall River Jewelry in Estes Park, CO. Am I the luckiest girl, or what?
Not too long ago, cosplay required a couple of frankenpattern moves and several google searches for costume hacks. Not anymore! While some pattern companies aren’t able to get the rights to call this patterns after their respective characters, it’s awesome to see more crafters and costumers hone their skill past papermache and duct tape. Last… Continue reading Be your favorite anti-hero
This is what I wore this Thursday. I skipped two days of MMM16 this week out of sheer laziness. I stayed in bed until I absolutely had to run to the train which doesn’t leave much time for playing dress up. Today, I managed to try. I don’t remember where I got the fabric but… Continue reading Purple pleated shift dress