Although we did have some scorchers in July, summer pretty much ended early/mid-August here in Berlin. I feel like I've been robbed of 3-4 weeks of prime summer dress weather. In fact, there are some dresses that I didn't even have a chance to wear once this year. How depressing. However, that was not the… Continue reading Review: Sonja Dress
I'm off on a "vacation/business trip" in Cologne, and yet all I can think about is "what am I going to sew when I get back home this weekend?". Crazy eh? Here are the things that I have been most recently considering making for my next projects. 1) Shirt Dress with Hip Yoke from… Continue reading Things I’ve been swooning over to sew!
Quick post here, just want to pump up something that I thought was really fantastic! Last Saturday I took a beginner class in Woodworking at betahaus in Berlin. At 107€ (including materials) it wasn't cheap, but I definitely felt like it was worth it. With a small class of only 5 people, we learned about and… Continue reading Learning Woodworking in Berlin
What happened to us? We were so organized! Our inner Germans were so proud! We were consistently blogging once a week, but then... we all failed... all at once... for 2 months. But no more! I vow to return to once per week blogging! Crafts forever! Celebrate distractions! Here's a quick catch-up post on my… Continue reading More Aprons!
Oops, today is already Mother's Day, but if you're like me, and constantly running late for everything, then this tutorial is for you! Here's a easy, semi-quick card project --> How to embroider a card! This is my first thing I've ever embroidered, and I'll be honest, I'm hooked! What a fabulous craft. You can… Continue reading DIY Embroidered Mother’s Day Card
I left Berlin at the beginning of April to spend three weeks in the states visiting family and friends. I came back about a week ago. While riding in the taxi home from the airport, I was struck by a strange sense that my neighborhood street had changed; become fuller, brighter. I wasn't really sure… Continue reading Recipe: Iced Coffee Cubes
I spent almost the entirety of the weekend recovering from May day celebrations, but was lucky to host a dinner for great friends and some how muster up the courage and energy to actually work a full day on Saturday - I was out like a light by 9:30pm. Sunday came round and to my… Continue reading Berlin’s Supermarket Angebote (offers) Review: 05.05 bis 11.05.2014