It’s official! Both shops will launch on Friday, May 4th. SewGratitude Design Studios will have a small collection of Star Wars themed wallets and accessories as well as my amazing fabric soap (detergent and phosphate free) in a dozen scents. GGApothecary with launch with a small collection of staples while the majority of the soaps… Continue reading May the 4th – RELEASE
This is the Hippo Hobo bag from EmkieDesigns. I love how it turned out! The fabric is by Micklyn from Spoonflower.
I bought a couple slipper patterns over the last few weeks from SewingWithMe5, one of which are these Candice slippers. They seemed like the easiest to tackle so I went with trying them out, first! I used some of Spoonflower’s new lightweight cotton twill, which I love, and then lined them in some teal fleece. … Continue reading Slip and Slide
I ran across a picture of The Relaxed Tote by EmKieDesigns on Instagram, which was posted by one of the amazing sewists I follow, MaggieMadeBags. It’s funny, because I’ve run across the pattern on Etsy a couple of times but based on the image in the listing, it didn’t appeal to me. Seeing it in… Continue reading Relax.
I’m going to reiterate. It is exceptionally difficult to take pictures of your own arms. I enlisted a 10 year old to help. Hence the wacky angles. I found this fingerless glove pattern on Etsy. I bought it as well as a cowl pattern and happily printed them out before realizing that I was probably… Continue reading Octo-Gloves
I did a little maths on the way home last night. I had a two hour flight and little else do to but sit there. I considered myself even on 15 September, which was my one year anniversary. Any start up costs, fees, licenses, supplies, etc etc would have been paid for and I was… Continue reading The Maths
Things I’ve been loving this week, in no particular order! 🌲 White Pine Rising’s Plant Butter I use this several times a day, every day. Every day. It’s my go to eye cream, perfect for overnight. It’s a great face cream, a wonderful body lotion, and worked wonders on my worn and battered London feet. … Continue reading Friday Favs!