The Problem with Patterns

Today’s post addresses something that I find endlessly frustrating:

Sewing Patterns.

Bite me.

Bite me.

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Flower Power Wraparound Pants

I’m pleased to report that South Caroline is temporarily taking a break from Winter, hence today’s sleeveless ensemble!

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Let’s Talk About Scraps, Baby: Fidget Quilts for Dementia Patients

A question I’m getting a lot in my your comments is, “What do you do with your scraps?”. While in the past, my scraps have become anything from pillow stuffing to sunglasses cases (because I have about a bajillion pairs, to other smaller items of clothing like scarves, this year they’re going to be used for something totally different.

My good friend Cole works with dementia patients, and he had a great idea!

He also wears really rad hats.

He also wears really rad hats.

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Tiki Week Top

When Bourbon announced that it would once again be transforming into a Tiki Bar for one week in the dead of winter, I was thrilled. Mid century Tiki Cocktails are my favorite genre of booze. After a long week, a couple of tropical libations were just what I needed!

I got home from work and chose this from my ReFashion rack:

It is time.

It is time.

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Thrift Score Thursday: Cruise Edition

I’ve hinted a couple of times that I’m taking a trip soon. Well, in a few weeks, guess where I’ll be?

*happy sigh*

*happy sigh*

I can’t wait! I’ll be going with about a dozen of my closest friends and we’re all quite stoked (We try to take a big trip together every two years). So, while everyone else is shivering in their parkas, I’ll be sipping frozen mojitos in the Bahamas.

There was just one problem. I needed some stylish new cruisewear for my trip! As I’ve already spent a pretty penny on this vacation, I didn’t want to spend a great deal more on a new wardrobe. Continue Reading