A quick catch-up for a Tuesday! I have been so busy I haven't finished much sewing this month, but I certainly do have a lot of plans. I've pulled out some Indie patterns that I need to trace before I can cut them; I print them and store them in envelopes until I can trace them off so have a very large stack of manila envelopes in my sewing room currently.

I also have lots of new ideas thanks to a trip to the city that netted me the May issue of Burda magazine and a simple Simplicity pattern (that one was unexpected since Simplicity is not sold in Canada...) I'm hoping to get to at least ONE of these plans before the end of May! How does time go by so quickly?


I also had a good thrifting week. I found this amazing patternmaker's ruler for $7 and couldn't say no. 


And I also came across two patterns from first gen Indie pattern companies: the "Flounce About... [read more]