Sewing | Olivia Pope White Mini Coat
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Sewing | Olivia Pope White Mini Coat

I’ve finally begun to make some headway on this Simplicity 2508 winter coat. This coat reminds me a lot of something Scandal’s Olivia Pope would wear. The style lines are classic with a modern twist. I should be finished in January. Stay tuned for forthcoming updates on this project! Pattern link: http://www.simplicity.com/misses-jackets/2508.html

Review | Butterick 5505 Backpack
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Review | Butterick 5505 Backpack

Pattern: Butterick 5505 View B Description: Triangular-shaped, lined backpack, with an outside pocket. Size: 16″ x 15″ Fabric: Faux alligator skin from Joann’s This backpack is another UFO from the fall of 2010. There were some challenges in constructing this backpack. For starters, the faux alligator skin is slick, so that made marking the fabric…

Time to Organize!

Time to Organize!

Does your fabric stash get as unwieldy as mine? I’ve gone to pains to organize the small space where I store my bounty. However, even though my fabric is put away most of the time, it’s out of sight out of mind. Oh, and how many yards of that cotton lawn do I have again?…