Australia Part 3: Hobart

I fell in love with Hobart many years ago. It really does have the freshest air I’ve ever inhaled and some of the freshest produce I’ve ever eaten! Here are some of my fave places to visit and I’m just overjoyed when … Continue reading

The “Back to School” Goldstream Peacoat

After sewing hubby a 70s Melton wool coat (below) in 2012, I wanted to sew him something different last year for our 15th wedding anniversary. The plan was to sew Thread Theory’s Jedediah pants and Newcastle Cardigan. But, I took longer than expected sourcing … Continue reading

Lace Giveaway Winners

Hello all

Sorry, I’m so late in announcing the winners. All I can say for now is it has been a very productive sewing month!

Thank you SO much for all your menswear sewing pattern suggestions. I’ve decided to sew the Jedediah pants and Newcastle Cardigan, both from Thread Theory!



Without further ado, the winners for the giveaway are Ali M from Alimakes and Amy from Sew Well!! Ali wins the ivory lace and Amy, the stretch lace with floral and black tartan print. Congratulations ladies! Please email your mailing addresses to and I’ll post your packages out asap.