This year has been intense. In late January I had a bit of a medical complication. A set back, if you will. It couldn’t have come at a more stressful time because not only was I trying to set up my studio shop, but we were in the process of moving half way around the… Continue reading Hollyhock Ho-Boy!
It’s been busy here! I’m in the middle of launching my studio shop, SewGratitude Designs as well as tackling some massive personal projects. I thought the end of the month would be a great time to check in and review what all happened this past month! RLR Creations released a really great new bowler bag… Continue reading January Round Up!
Things have been so busy the last few weeks, I’m falling behind! I’ve had a really rough time feeling poorly and there are some major changes in the works around here! I checked back in with the world today and I’m so excited to see so many new patterns coming out! New templates are available… Continue reading Catching Up!
Cork has really made its way into more and more sewing rooms over the last few months, which also means more and more companies are starting to put out inferior, mass produced substitutes. I thought I’d take the time to explain the difference between the two. To be honest, once you’ve seen ‘good’ cork, it’s… Continue reading Un-Corked
Looking back at 2017 I am amazed at how far I’ve come. I had to close down my apothecary business it had grown into an incredibly successful venture… one that my current postal/insurance/housing situation couldn’t sustain. Simply put? I wasn’t prepared for how big it got so fast. I as left with a real void. … Continue reading 2018 – A New Year
SewSweetness released a series of patterns earlier this year called Minikins. At 80$ the price seems incredibly steep. I was initially very very hesitant, that’s a massive investment. You get 12 patterns and eventually she’ll be releasing tutorial videos on how to make each pattern. Some patterns are basic that I’ve probably got various versions… Continue reading Minikins!
I finally tackled the Sydney Cross Body Bag from Swoon. For some reason the pockets seemed daunting. In the end it was a breeze and I love how it came out! This is a Christmas gift for my daughter, it’s designed to be an artist’s bag with spots for her notebooks and drawing pencils inside.