Slow Swoon

Pattern: Swoon Quilt by Camille Roskelley Fabric: Heirloom by Joel Dewberry Time to finish: 3 long years Is it really already Thanksgiving?  I’ve got some catching up to do around here! Starting with publishing this long drafted post about August’s big sewing finishes. I started this quilt in April 2012 at Johanna’s class at the… Read More

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Lakeshore West Dream Dress

  Pattern: Alabama Chanin Studio Style – long tank dress, size large Fabric: 100% cotton jersey in dusk Stencil: Magdalena Techniques: stencil, hand stitch, reverse appliqué (here’s a tutorial), felled seams, beading. Supplies: Perebo paint in grey, pearl and lightener; stencil sponge, white and grey button craft thread, blunt end needle, beads. I’m calling this… Read More

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Oh My, Moneta!

When my brother came to town in May from NYC, he brought with him both of the Colette patterns Mabel and Moneta, and the Guide to Sewing with Knits. I was so excited!  It took a month before I had time to tackle the Moneta pattern, and even longer to get this post together, but… Read More

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