Category Sew Paradise

Is it the pants?

I’m looking a bit like an ice cream cone here – big on top, little on the bottom. Maybe this jacket is not suited for these pants. Or maybe I’m not suited for the pants? They’e the Christine Jonson Flare…

Two bundles of joy

As I bounced my infant daughter on my knee, lunching with my friend, the dogbell rang. I fended off the dog’s curious nose with my knee and signed for a big gray bundle from the mailman. I was practically giddy…

Grand Prix Fabric Shopping

We went to the Toronto Grand Prix this past weekend (more on how much I hate homeland security in a moment…) I had heard from online friends at Sewing Refuge that (twenty years ago) there was a cool fabric district…

The Pant Challenge

So I am setting up a new blog when I move this server for sewing and motherhood, thrifting and style. And as part of that I’m setting up a sewing challenge: can I make the above pants in less…