Stash Beyond Life Expectancy

Fabric vintage pattern haul

Conversation with a (sewing) friend today: I’m considering that I have reached SBLE – Stash Beyond Life Expectancy. That is, my fabric (pattern) stash is maybe more than I can make. I am pretty sure NOT on the fabric side,…

Jalie Simone Shorts Pattern Review

Jalie Simone Shorts Sewing Pattern Review

I’ve made these before, but never for myself. This is my Jalie Simone Shorts Pattern Review. In short? Make these! Pun, intended! True to Jalie, the fit is good (Jalie runs “narrow” – that is, I find there’s not a…

Sewing a mindful, stylish wardrobe

Sewing a mindful and stylish wardrobe

Sewing a mindful wardrobe full of stylish outfits for midlife, midsize women is a goal many of us have when we start to sew. We recognize that we need less, and the world needs us to need less. From fast…

Sewing garments from fabric scraps

Scrap Sewing Antero Shell Top Tee shirt

You have a lot more fabric than you think you do! And for those of you with big stashes, you also have that scrap stash that can be turned into really great garments! I’ve been working on scrap busting projects…