Sewing through the storm

Sewing through the storm

This week we had our first big Typhoon (oh just your average hurricane or cyclone) since moving to Hong Kong. In terribly colonial style the T3 signal was “hoisted” cancelling all school for the day and was later upgraded to a T8. That’s an 8 out of...
Mr Ted and the really small gang

Mr Ted and the really small gang

Mr Ted has proved to be a popular sewing pattern chap. Between wonderful sites like Cut Out and Keep and SewCanShe featuring the tutorial he has been whipping up a quite frenzy on the interwebs, which makes me so happy. Almost as happy as the moment when I see Mr Ted...
Delicious sewing

Delicious sewing

Summer is officially over. Little munchkins are back at school. And I am slipping quietly back into sewing. Oh there are so many projects I want to get going on, and so many ideas in my head but first… to finish a project that has been on the burner for quite...
3 key trends at BlogHer ’14

3 key trends at BlogHer ’14

BlogHer ’14 was nothing short of an amazing experience. Having twisted my own arm into traveling from Hong Kong to California, I was pencil at the ready jotting down every bit of bloggy knowledge and insight I came across. Three key themes struck me – balance, video...
How to be a copycat

How to be a copycat

Do you ever have that moment when you’ve lovingly sewn a garment for yourself and you just, well, hate it? This used to happen to me all the time.  It’s not that the fit of a pattern is an issue, it’s just that I never know if a style is going to suit me until I...