My first Full Bust Adjustment August Dress #3 (sort of…)

I’m doing a little time warp here with my posts. It’s just a jump to the left. I┬ástarted my wearable muslin on Saturday, August 31st, making it the third August dress (So what I finished it this past Saturday, September 7? ­čśŤ I actually only had to finish the skirt on Saturday). It was my … More My first Full Bust Adjustment August Dress #3 (sort of…)

Do seamstresses dream of electric sewing machines? September Dress #1

I’ve caught a bug and I don’t want to shake it. The more I sew, the more I want to sew, and the better I get. I’ve started carrying around a little booklet with me of sketches for dresses that I want to create. A week ago, I bought some stretch cotton in navy and … More Do seamstresses dream of electric sewing machines? September Dress #1


I was recently asked by a wonderful, amazing, awesome band in Toronto, Copy Red Leader, to create an awesome tribble. CRL was our featured guest at the August Holodeck Follies. A local paper called SNAP was there to take pictures. We got our audience members to throw all the tribbles in the air for promotional … More Tribblebacca

Lingerie Exploits

I had a busy sewing weekend, but I am not going to post about it all at once. The first piece I am revealing is my first piece of lingerie. ┬á It’s a lacy, racy robe and a lot of fun. It was my first time sewing with lace. I discovered pretty quickly that I … More Lingerie Exploits

August Dress #2

Since this week has been so busy, I’ve only now been able to take pictures of the second shirt dress I made. ┬áAs you can see, I didn’t bother to match the plaid on the button band. I am okay with that. Any matching of the pattern happened completely by chance. The back was almost … More August Dress #2

August Dress

After a huge amount of work on my dissertation last week, I started sewing this dress on Friday after massive stress-induced migraines and sleeping half of Friday in a drugged-up state. I had migraines the rest of the weekend, as well. It was not fun and I demand a do-over weekend. Edit: This is McCall’s … More August Dress


I mentioned this before and I will mention this again: I am a Star Trek nerd. Along with my wonderful partner in life, the Dandies┬áproduce a monthly Star Trek-inspired comedy variety show here in Toronto. It’s called Holodeck Follies. I started making tribbles for it and have about 38. I haggled for amazing prices on … More Tribbles

July dress

I would have posted this sooner, but I’ve been on vacation this week. I finished this on August 1st, but it’s a July dress. Death to the evil dress! It’s done and I am done with it. Problem after problem with the pattern and the fit. It just wasn’t an easy dress to create. I’m … More July dress