So, my mom’s birthday was almost a month ago. I originally gifted her this bag in pieces in a ziplock bag, which she was not surprised at all about: this has been a demi tradition of mine. Sometimes DIY doesn’t go as fast as you hope it will.
But, I finally finished it a couple of weeks ago! It’s the Blue Calla Patterns Iris Convertible Shoulder Bag:
I’ve also submitted it to Pattern Review’s Handbag contest, and voting begins today. If you like my bag, I would really appreciate your vote!
We’re already halfway through May! So crazy. Thought I’d do a couple of compilation posts to show what I’ve been wearing, since not everyone is on Instagram.
Here’s May 1st through 15th:
31 days of wearing at least one thing I’ve made every day! #mmmay17 It’s cold and rainy in Wisco today, so indoor pic it is. Dress is Cake Patterns Tiramisu, which is #unblogged and made in a day when I was about a size smaller, but yeah knits! Leggings are @patternsforpirates Peg Legs (blog post). The wee one is my best me made yet: we call him Cheeks. Fabrics are from @fabricdotcom
Been a few weeks, but here we are with more THROWBACK THURSDAY! Today is a pattern I love and have made twice (but haven’t blogged until now). I always think about making more, but then get distracted by another new pretty pattern.
Anywho, here it is: Simplicity 2369
This purty dress got lots of wear at weddings last year.
I FINISHED MY FIRST COAT!!!
Jacket. Coat. Outwear. What-have-you.
I bought this pattern FIVE mofoing years ago, and it finally has taken form… my very own Sewaholic Minoru.
But this story is not rainbows and unicorns, it’s also shitty Parisian polyester. And now, it shall begin… Continue reading “Exhilaration and Heartbreak: My Sewholic Minoru Story”