Was it something I said?

sad_5320cd095bc761abaaadcadd3b57e94fOr something I didn’t say? Perhaps it’s my lack of real sewing posts, as this was designed to be a sewing blog, after all. Perhaps I’m not informative enough? Not witty enough? A little inactive lately? I must admit to creating few posts, and to making few comments on other posts in recent weeks. Life, you know…..

Whatever the reason, there is something odd happening with my WP administration. I’ve contacted support, and received an answer, but until I can get further clarification, or figure it for myself, I’m in limbo. For example, Linda of Nice Dress Thanks I Made It!, found me in her junk file! So if I typically comment on your posts, and if by any chance you’ve missed my witty repartee, please check to see if I’m in your junk file.

In the meantime, I’m working on a post (or two, or three), and hoping to sort this all out.

Happy blogging, and stitch on, everyone!



There’s a conspiracy, I tell ya…

But conspiracy or no, I will prevail, albeit in a slightly modified fashion, and much, much later than expected.


Skirt detail

You may remember my project, which was to make my own version of this skirt from Anthropologie.  I was thinking of something in purple or maroon tones, but with a less “fancy” feel.

I found a nice deep red double knit polyester and a really pretty vintage inspired pattern, see original post here. I was concerned about my chosen embellishments (black, gray, gold and cream bits of organza and chiffon and pearly button) – they seemed a bit “dainty” for the fabric.

That was the innocuous beginning, and here is how the conspiracy unfolded. Continue reading