Finished Full Apron

Well, I’ve been a bit busy.  I’m really enjoying sewing and can’t wait to move on up to something that can be worn out in public, though this is pretty dang close, even though it is an apron.   So, let’s start with the basics: This is the pattern I used: I am not a girly…

Finished Apron

So, I shared the beginnings here.  This is how I finished it.  The velcro wasn’t working.  It wasn’t strong enough.  So, I sewed on a different waist band, making it longer so I could wrap it around and tie it in the front.  I’m happy with it!

My Latest Focus: Sewing an Apron

Two years ago, I got on a tangent to learn how to properly crochet.  Last year, it was a little wood carving but mostly knitting (still is … I’m hoarding knitting patterns like the internet will shut down tomorrow).  This year?  Sewing.  I have been an avid hoarder of all things “sewing” for as long…

Altering Clothes As We Get Smaller

Clothes altering options (mostly focused on those losing weight). My Atkins Keto Journey So, I think I’ve mentioned it before but hubby is losing inches along with me. It’s so bad (good) that our favorite shorts (yes, we both wear the same kind) are completely falling off of him and mine will once I lose…

Crafts

Well, I had someone like my post about the PBS program about crafts.  I always check out their blogs/websites just to see who is reading my posts.  I waited until last night (my nightly routine is to lay down, start coughing, get up, suck on some cough drops, then go back to bed).  Well, I…

Face Masks

I got on this tangent today.  I wear a basic surgical mask about 1/3 of the time I’m in public usually because of certain smells/chemicals (cleaners and perfumes, mostly).  Heck, one time when I thought I was safe, I walked into an empty Burger King only to feel like I had a hole punched in…