The Abbey Convertible Backpack from Love you Sew has been on my to-sew list for a while and it’s also been cut out in my to-sew pile for a while. Ooops. Recently, my store-bought bag got a faulty zipper and started popping open or not zipping up. I figured it was time to make a … More Love You Sew Abbey Convertible Backpack
January sort of flew by without much fanfare. It’s normally a busy month and this January was no exception. However, on top of being busy, I was also dealing with an increasingly worse cough. Since November, it has been getting worse and worse. I’ve had it since November 2016. For anyone who has had a … More January Reflections
Yes, another hat. I’m really focusing on busting those scraps! Recently, Blank Slate Patterns put out a testing call for their new slouchy beanie pattern and I snatched that opportunity. The pattern ranges from infant to adult sizes. It’s a reversible beanie. You can use one colour or try cutting two different colours for a … More Yes, Another Hat!
The pussyhat project is all about marching for women’s rights in Washington D.C. Unfortunately, I didn’t find out in time to send hats to Washington D.C. for the march, but I am showing support online. The march is tomorrow January 21st and also takes place in other locations as well as a virtual march online, … More Pussyhat Project
I recently finished a bra that reminds me of a prep school blazer. Funny enough when I googled “prep school blazer” one popped up that was the exact blazer I had in mind when I put the colours for this bra together. I totally want to make a blazer like this sometime this year, too. … More Prep School Bra
My friends Paul and Vinita got married this past Saturday with a lovely and playful tantric ceremony. We got to throw rice and rose petals on them and they got to throw sesame seeds and water at each other and eat chocolate. It was really a wonderful ceremony that got into the symbolism of marriage, … More The Tale of a Quilted Wall Hanging
I recently made a pillow cover for a friend who runs a business called The Sleepy Owl Co. They do handmade custom party decorations. My friend is obsessed with owls and we saw a similar pillow at Indigo in October and I said it was a perfect bday present for her (her bday was in … More Sleepy Owl Pillow