June 24, 2011
Who *wouldn’t* want to felt a strawberry?
Union Square's "Union Made" festival with the lovely and crafty Melissa. The Gather Here team's festival outpost. The opportunity to make a felt strawberry out of weird wool (technically, roving) using a barbed pin.I...
So, there have been a few ill-fated attempts at dress-making Chez Rushmore. Let's just say none of them passed the ' good GRACIOUS that looks home-made by a half-blind gnome' test (that's an official...Scroll To Top
June 18, 2011
Dress Finished! A.K.A. Victory Over Buttonholes
I am not a patient woman. This is linked to a tendency for over-enthusiasm. So, the baby whale dress is *done*! Not only that, but I have successfully overcome my fear of doing buttonholes, which...
June 16, 2011
Baby Dress Ahoy!
Gosh, it's been a while.It appears that I only find the motivation to sew in the summer, and lo and behold, the sun came out and I'm fired up once more! Well hurray for...
August 12, 2010
A bold attempt at tailoring
The idea of learning to sew first crossed my mind approximately the seventy-fourth time I bought a wrap dress and thought 'hmm this really is quite simple, I could probably make them myself'. How...
August 9, 2010