Month: February 2019

Sewing etc

Inspired to Try Project #SewMyStyle2019?

We are two full months into Project #SewMyStyle2019 and it’s been so much fun! As we wrap up February, here’s a little recap of what’s happened thus far, and what we have coming up. Wait, what is Project #SewMyStyle2019? Project #SewMyStyle2019 is a Facebook and Instagram sewing challenge. Each month …
Pattern Reviews

Deer and Doe Givre Dress Pattern Review

The Deer and Doe Givre dress (and t-shirt) was one of the two Project Sew My Style (#sewmystyle2019) options for February. As a co-host for the project this month, I’m revealing my make a little early with my Givre Dress pattern review. This was my first time using a Deer …
Pattern Reviews

Sewing Fail: Helen’s Closet Elliot Sweater Pattern Review

The Elliot Sweater from Helen’s Closet is a great basic pattern. It’s a boxy raglan sleeve top with either a regular neckband or cowl/turtleneck option. It has such great potential. It just wasn’t great ON me. But don’t worry. I won’t let that color my review of the pattern. Plus …
Health

The Remarkable Power of Non-Scale Victories (NSVs)

Continuing on the theme of Accepting Yourself Naked, today’s topic is non-scale victories or NSVs. NSVs are wins and accomplishments that have nothing to do with what the scale says. They can be large or incremental. They aren’t about how much you weigh, they’re about how you feel about yourself. …
Pattern Reviews

Pattern Emporium True Romance Top Pattern Review

The True Romance blouse is my first one from Pattern Emporium, but it was absolutely love at first sight when I found out about it! First, there’s the name. I grew up in the 90s when Christian Slater was the guy all girls swooned over. His movie True Romance was …