Beginning

Oh, hello!

I sew some, I knit some, I embroider some, I garden some. I keep busy. Being that these are mostly solitary pursuits I thought it might be nice to have a space to blather some, too.

Diving in, then.

I recently bought this darling Tic Tac Toe dress from Sew Pony. There are so many neat mix-and-match options for this dress, but the one I really want to make is this one with contrasting side panels:

Capture

Predictably, nothing in my stash seems just right. But some fabric is good enough, so let’s go with that. I’ve never sewn piping or a zipper before. Hooray for sewing firsts, eh?