Gastroenteritis folks. It’s done two rounds at our house. The laundry has been Sisyphean. The sewing, minimal. The sleep? Well, let’s not even mention the lack of sleep.
I have managed to eek out a super quick project though.
I have been slowly rebuilding my wardrobe with some basic everyday clothing. After four pregnancies, all pretty close together, my wardrobe is in rough shape. I’ve also changed shape, and so my old clothes just don’t fit right. Rather than battle the clothes racks with four kids in tow, I’ve decided to make what I [...]
“What do you want to be for Halloween?” I asked.
“I want to be a fruit bat”, announced my three-year-old, “a baby fruit bat”.
“Yes, yes! I want to be a fruit bat too!” kids No 1 and 2 agreed.
Umm, ok then. My kids had been waffling over Halloween costumes, and nothing was really [...]
You know when you finally finish that great pattern that looks super cute on everyone (everyone!), and then you put it on and it looks just terrible (truly!) on you. That.
It’s possibly not a total fail. I am hoping that later tonight after a couple glasses of wine, it can be upgraded to “wearable” [...]
I’ve been tackling the unfinished object (UFO) pile and I’m down to zero UFO quilt projects (woot! woot!), four kids projects (three for Halloween), and let’s just agree not to talk about my pile, shall we? So it was clearly time for a new category of sewing projects: men’s wear!
These are Vogue [...]
Ok, so it’s not really that big a list – yet! But it has some really great designers.
Here is a list of Canadian pattern designers. If you know of any others, please leave a comment or get in touch.
This list was last updated on October 18, 2013. Designers are [...]
This week I’ve been tackling some unfinished objects (UFO’s) and I am really happy that I was able to finish this quilt because it has been sitting neglected for far too long.
I picked up most of these fat quarters ages ago, before I even learned to quilt. I remember them standing out at the [...]
Shannon is a Canadian sewing, quilting and stitching blogger living in Montreal. Also mother of four.
Shannon est blogueuse canadienne sur tout ce qui touche à la couture, la courtepointe, et un peu de broderie. Résidente de Montréal, et maman de quatre enfants.
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