Just a drive-by update on projects that I have worked on this past week:
Yes, the tools are back out. Right after putting the button back on last week, I was in a hurry and managed to fling another button off the boot and across the room. That being said, this is only the fourth time I have had to put a button back on in all the years… Continue reading Mending Monday – Boots again…
January: Dressed to the Nines: make something fancy so you’ll be ‘dressed to the nines’ – whether its the full outfit, or a little accessory. Or look at the challenge in a different way, and make something from a year ending in 9 (find a portrait or fashion plate or mention to support the date), or… Continue reading January HSM Challenge – Dressed to the Nines
It is the end of the year and I survived. This hasn't been my toughest year, but it tried to be in the running. This blog started in March, so it isn't even a full year to review. Which is OK because my life has been fractured enough that I haven't been able to work… Continue reading 2018 Year End Review…
2019 Historical Sew Monthly Squeee!!! I am excited. Last year was a bummer year. I got exactly NONE of the challenges done, in spite of my initial planning to do so many. This year I am GOING to do some (with the intent of doing all)! Here they are: January: Dressed to the Nines: make… Continue reading 2019 Historical Sew Monthly Challenges announced!!!
Not all mending is with needle and thread. I have had this pair of Tavistock boots from American Duchess for several years now. I love to wear them, especially in the winter when my ankles get cold. occasionally, when I am buttoning them up (with a button hook) I manage to pull a button… Continue reading Mending Monday – Boots
I wouldn't let myself start writing another post, of any kind, until I had finally finished the trip reports. Today I finished the last of those reports! Whoop-whoop!! I have been working on projects in between the 40 hour work week, the weekend teaching gig, social events and my online college classes. I haven't gotten… Continue reading Workbasket – catching up!