It is Christmas day and the puppy and I are watching the Nutcracker ballet whilst wishing I’d bought more cheese. We watched the Muppets Christmas Carol last night and opened our presents and it’s all been wonderful and even though things are really tough I feel festive and loved. I
This was a super last minute entry to the Curvy Sewing Database anniversary competition – but I’m so glad I made it in time, because I won two free patterns from it! Very grateful for that and excited for the new year when I’ll have time to sew them. I
I’m so proud of this and can’t wait to get to wear it. Full post is on Minerva – first here, then bonus photos here and here.
And what a year it’s been. Obviously coming into 2020 no one knew we’d end up in one of the strangest and most dangerous periods of our lives to date. I’m 30 and have never experienced anything like this – I’m lucky enough to have come after the AIDS crisis
Yesterday was not a great sewing day. Nor was it a great day in general, but I suspect those two things are strongly related. I started assembling my corset toile – in the beautiful blue drill you may have seen on my Instagram – in the hope of eventually making