Category sewing

Stitching up the details

Little by little, we’ve been adding the finishing touches to the kitchen. It’s hard to believe that it’s been a month! Simultaneously, it feels like already and only. Some details! I added two Fintorp rails to the back of the island to keep utensils and cookware close at hand to the stove. They are also […]

A corduroy skirt!

My very favorite winter skirt is high-waisted, short, gathered, and chartreuse corduroy. So when I came across a corduroy sale at the fabric store, I knew that I wanted to recreate it, a little less short and a little less chartreuse, because as much as I love the color, it doesn’t quite lend itself to […]

A new-found love and my Miette skirt

It’s a little embarrassing, but I’ve been intimidated by sewing for a good…. 13 years now. My aunt gave me a machine when I was 15, and it sat in my closet, unused, until I moved out when I was 18 and my parents sold their house. I think the sewing machine was sold at […]