This past weekend, my improv troupe, the Dandies, headed to C4: Central Canadian Comic Con in Winnipeg, Manitoba, to open for William Shatner with Star Trek improv. In true Andie fashion, I had to make some new Star Trek costumes for the event. My inspiration for my costume was the dress uniforms from Star Trek: … More C4 Winnipeg, Shatner, and Star Trek Costumes
…you are just ready to hibernate and it’s not even winter yet… So far June has not been good to me! I began gardening the back patio planter and then came out the day after I got the soil perfect on one side of the planter to this destruction on that very same side: That hole … More That feeling when…
With a little over five weeks until the wedding, things are getting pretty busy! I still have a ton of time to sew oddly enough. But not time to take pictures and blog. I just finished my wedding dress this weekend and will blog about it soon with the final reveal waiting for July after … More Second helpings
Since Mary extended the last day of Fall of 1000 Shirt dresses, I managed to finish this M6696 in time. When I bought the pattern, I had some lovely polka dot cotton fabric (hello, January Sewcialist theme!!!) in mind for a nautical version of the dress. I picked up some red and white striped cotton … More Seasonally Inappropriate Nautical Shirt Dress
I had the theme song in my head the entire time I made my outfit. In actuality, I never watched the show. I was born in 1980 and didn’t even get to see it in reruns. I saw the original Batman series with Adam West in reruns, though, and grew up on other DC Comics. … More Wonder Woman!!!
When Erin announced the Cat Lady Sewing Challenge over at Miss Crayola Creepy, I was pretty jazzed about it. I starting looking up cat prints and scouring the interwebs for ideas. I found this lovely print, which I had lusted after in the past: The Kitty Chronicle print was available on etsy through Custom Creations, … More Kitty Chronicle