Monthly Mending – July 2021

This started as a mend before going array. The three little snaps, that held the wrap closed at the cleavage, needed to be moved just a bit. After trying on the dress and marking the desired new placement of the snaps, I settled in to carefully remove them. Not carefully enough, apparently, because I clipped… Continue reading Monthly Mending – July 2021

Pets · Sewing

Workbasket – Lemon Dress Finished

It was mostly finished in this post. Technically, I only needed to hem the dress. The original pattern shows a much lower hem as was the fashion in 1930. Being that I am a future person, I wasn't sure that I liked the looks of a low hem on me. The hem is pretty deep… Continue reading Workbasket – Lemon Dress Finished


Lemon Dress

On May 4th, I shared several cotton fabrics that I intended to make into summer dresses for myself. I really like lemon prints so, of course, I started with the lemon fabric. If you don't remember, this is the pattern that I wanted to make. The version with the sleeves and collar. Being super excited… Continue reading Lemon Dress

Workbasket · Yard

Workbasket Wednesday

In my usual, pre Covid-19, world Wednesday was for Knitting Night.  Therefore it should be the best day of the week to get some knitting done, Right? Wrong.  Over an hour of knitting left me with 2 rows fewer than I started with.  :-/ (I figured out that it was Tuesday, not Wednesday.  Maybe that… Continue reading Workbasket Wednesday