Year in review: 2016 Hits, Misses, and Highlights


2016 has been a prolific making year for me. All together, I sewed or knitted 100 items, including 24 garments for myself, 45 for others (mostly baby presents and bandanas for Zamboni), and 31 for the house. Every year I like to reflect back on what I’ve made, what worked, and what didn’t. Thanks to Crafting a Rainbow for the annual inspiration! You can see my previous roundups here: 2014, 2015.   Continue reading

The Best and Worst of 2014


Top 5 of 2014

Can you believe this year is almost over? A year ago I was working full-time, living in DC, and didn’t even have a sewing blog.  Now, I’m a grad student in small-town North Carolina where there is no quality Thai food, and just  revamped my blog.  Anyways, this post, inspired by Gillian over at Crafting a Rainbow, is all about 2014.  The best and the worst. Do you want to start with the good news or the bad news?  I vote good news. Continue reading