Before I fell down the bobbin lace rabbit hole, I made myself a medieval shift. Watching others sewing in videos about historical costuming made me want to sew, too. Morgan Donner’s video Making Basic Medieval Underwear inspired me to dig out some plain muslin, draft a pattern, and make a shift of my own. I had already finished it when I first heard a Hidden Brain podcast that made me laugh with understanding.Continue reading Harder Than It Looks: DIY Videos and Overconfidence
A homemade bag for use on dog walks lets me use up fabric scraps and show off my favorites colors.
Getting stuck with pink and brown inspired me to make an abstract interpretation of an Entwife.
My first sewing project in ages led to mistakes that I am grateful for.
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