Adventures In Sewing: First Project + Bias Tape Hate

I finished my first sewing project. Lesson: I hate bias tape. I spent the last week on-and-off working on this sewing machine cover. I made a few changes, including adjusting the width for my machine, reducing the number of pockets, and adding a slot for a sewing machine handle. I really like how it does […]

I Bought A Sewing Machine And I’m Really Excited About It

Let’s kick it back to Home Ec circa 2001. As I tend to do with any big purchase, I research extensively, sit on it for a few months, rinse and repeat. I’ve been wanting to tackle some upholstery projects, dabble in making clothes, and fix existing clothes for a while. I just have a very […]

Learning About The Mind-Body Connection

I’ve been training for a 10K the last eight weeks, and last weekend was going to mark the big run. Except I bonked. ‘Bonked’ is a new term for me. Basically, I didn’t finish. I ran 3.65 miles before I felt like I was going to collapse from heat exhaustion. Several things happened here: It […]