Blog + Life Update

Hi friends! Just a little blog name update — This is now The Sewing Things Blog! When I started blogging 6 years ago, I had just started sewing, and still wasn’t committed (read: scared) to making this a sewing blog. My husband and I did a lot of different things that I would blog about, so ‘The Doing Things Blog’ … Continue reading “Blog + Life Update”

Aprons of 2021

It didn’t occur to me, until the end of last year, that I had never owned an apron (cooking, shop, craft, etc). But one day, Dallas was cooking some chicken with his brand new button up shirt that I had just made him, and some of the grease was popping onto his clothes. I had never really cared about his … Continue reading “Aprons of 2021”

Fennel Fanny Pack

I had a really rough go at my first attempt at the Fennel Fanny Pack by Sarah Kirsten. My frustrations stemmed from using too large of a seam allowance when I sewed the zippers on, and spiraled from there. SO, TAKE NOTE — When you sew the zippers, make sure you try the pieces up to the other pieces that … Continue reading “Fennel Fanny Pack”

Men’s Tropical Shirt

This Tropical Shirt (Wardrobe by Me) for Dallas has been cut out and sitting on my ironing board since MAY, and I finally finished it! He’s VERY happy about it, and it turned out great! The pattern and instructions are great, and I didn’t have any issues. I think the next time I make it, I’ll bring the shoulders in … Continue reading “Men’s Tropical Shirt”