Monthly Archives: July 2012

my issues, let me share them

it was bound to happen eventually, even in a great community like the online sewasaurus rexi. the nasty, out-of-nowhere comment.  allow me to share: Wow. I guess I should have read the about me before I posted here. You have … Continue reading

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have a very shiny friday.

inspiration: starting point: results:

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the sew weekly “embellishment”: the “moon nouveau” tank top

The Facts: Fabric: “art nouveau”-style sailor moon t-shirt from teefury. Pattern: alabama studio tank pattern (available in alabama studio style) Year: 2012 Notions: embroidery floss Time to Complete: 1 hour, for preliminary work.  embellishment & handstitching 5-6 hours. First Worn: … Continue reading

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going with it: “you know he did” t-shirt refashion

i haven’t yet gotten off my t-shirt train.  the weather is hot and draining, and life at home is not exactly peaches right now, and t-shirts are a quick, fun fix that never fail to entertain. inspiration: starting point: results: … Continue reading

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house tour tuesday: sewing space

the loft the supplies the machine in action rest my weary back the master of the universe

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the sew weekly “on trend”: the “no day but today” maxi dress (better late than never edition)

ok, i admit it.  i was one of those girls.  you know, one of those girls who, circa 1996, saw “RENT” for the first time and never. let. it. go.  it was such an eye-opener:  AIDS, sexuality, and especially the … Continue reading

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thursday thoughts: sewing room improvements and why i love/hate instagram

so i’ve been working on my sewing room in my apartment. this is sort of a “first world” sewing problem, but my room in my apartment is sort of a mess. i work in it a while, move something so … Continue reading

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the sew weekly “red, white and blue”: the “moon cosmic power” t-shirt

The Facts: Fabric: sailor moon brooch t-shirt from redbubble.com Pattern: fitted tank top pattern from alabama studio sewing + design Year: 2012 Notions:  embroidery floss Time to Complete: 4 hours First Worn: Wear Again: yes Total Price:  $25 Challenge Theme:  … Continue reading

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