Green & Gold Envy

It’s interesting to see how people–as individuals– interpret color. Especially in terms of dress. We all understand how clothing and the way we wear it is a form of personal expression, so is that equally as true for the way we wear color? Does how we wear color say something about ourselves? Hmm…something to ponder. […]

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Multiple Personal[style]ities

Do you ever think about how many different personal styles you actually have? One to match each part of your life…like for work, exercise, lounging at home, special occasions, running errands…I’ve been thinking a lot about that lately because sometimes I feel like what I’m blogging about here doesn’t always match up with my “everyday” […]

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Time After Time

The best patterns are the ones you continuously return to, time and time again. Sometimes it’s the fit it provides, the fabrics you like to use with it, the gap it fills in your closet, or maybe how they make you feel. I first made this pants pattern last Spring in a ticking fabric and […]

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Petals & Wine

If you’re a maker or sewist, do you have some absolute favorites of favorites that you’ve made and just always want to come back to? That’s how I feel about this upcycled coat that I worked on during grad school. I didn’t have a whole lot of time to sew but needed some creative outlet […]

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Winter Whites

As most people probably feel about their own home towns, there are many places around my home city that I believe to be pretty awesome, and help make it what it is. Something I absolutely love about Cleveland is our parks. We have an amazing park system. Tucked away in the Metroparks is Squire’s Castle, […]

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First Make of 2019

This past week, I have been sewing quite a bit more than I had been the past month or so. I’m not sure if it was just the holidays and the busy-ness, or if I was just at that inevitable stage in my creative process where I needed a little hiatus. I guess it was […]

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New Year, New Light

I know New Year’s Day was already a week ago, but I often spend that week really reflecting on the past year and what sort of changes I’d like to make in the upcoming year in order to progress. We all just want to keep moving forward, right? But in order to move forward, changes […]

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Black + Belt

Phew… and we still have New Year’s Eve and Day to go! It’s been a pretty hectic month over here, and I’m not sure about the rest of you but Christmas just didn’t feel very Christmas-y this year. I’ve talked with many who feel the same way. What is it about the Holidays that make […]

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Brocade Fever

As the holidays are looming and the snow is falling (literally), I have been pondering the things I would like to make for the upcoming season. Well, I suppose I’ve already started since I’ve been feeling this brocade fever that hasn’t quite broken. I suspect it probably won’t break for a while…I mean, you need […]

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