Sewing Basics in Preparation for Me Made May


May is right around the corner and should be a very exciting month for me.  First, it signifies the end of my first year of grad school.  Yay!  It will be nice to have a brief respite from paper writing and journal article reading. Second, it’s Me Made May! This year will be my second year participating in Me Made May–a month when sewers challenge themselves to wear their handmade wardrobe more–and I wanted to up the ante a little bit. Here’s my pledge. Continue reading


Braided Toddler Dress


The dress started the same way many projects start…on Pinterest.  I was browsing along, and came across a picture of The Girl Creative’s Braided Little Girl’s Dress.  It caught my eye, as I was looking for a toddler pattern to make something for my niece. Continue reading