The Star Wars sewing I've been doing.

Hello everyone and happy new year!

I hope you all had a lovely end of year festivities. Mine were low key, as I'm still attempting to recover from the horrors of what happened to me so close to the start of the new year.

It's been stressful, and I'm thankful for the friends of mine who keep encouraging me and pushing me forward. I'm an optimistic realist, so I want it to work.

In case you were wondering what the title of this blog post is all about, I'll get to that.

I wanted to say that I really plan, with due diligence, to blog more. I'm aiming for at LEAST once a week over Catalog Sundays, of which, I really need to do a long afternoon of scanning.

But these past few months of not blogging does not mean that I have not been sewing.

I recently got a sample sewer position from a company called Anovos which specializes in film accurate costuming. It's pretty cool and this was the first project they had me work on.



Now, I can't really talk about it, but it was a very challenging project. I sewed all the samples on this costume (sans the wrap arms). There is a brown tunic, a gray sash, the pants, and the belt under the leather belt.

I also made this cool Kylo Ren cape. It was a beast, but the Rey costume was MUCH more complicated.



These have taken up a lot of my sewing time, but now that they are in pre-order, I can at least post them! 

Ah, that feels good.

Okay, it's back to work for me. I'll have an update on NVL patterns next week, when I'm totally open to get to work on those lovelies.

Thanks again for all the support and encouragement. I really need it. I need more of it. Ugh. Things from 2017 are still nippin' at my heels as I try and outrun them.

Thank all!

2017 Year in Review

Hi everyone. Hello sewers and all those who love vintage.

First I want to apologize for my lack of posts this year. It's not because I haven't been sewing. I have, a lot. Even have a part time job sewing costumes, but when you sign an NDA, you can't share all that cool work.

Not to mention this was the year of chasing work where ever I could find it. I had to move abruptly after I got in essence kicked out of my previous living situation in January, and the entire year has been me trying to steady my wobbling feet from that abruptness. I'm SO GLAD I moved, but a lot of things had to be hurried in order for me to just get out of that disfunction. Then Brian got sick, twice, my calendar Kickstarter failed, and clients just didn't pay me.

It's taken about a year to recover.

Catalog Sunday

Hi all.
Apologies for last week's missing Catalog Sunday. Things have been crazy and I couldn't find time to prep the images. Ugh, so much to do and so little time, and none of it pays.

In any account, I have a great fall Catalog Sunday right now for you all. I LOVE those leather jackets but I'd have to rock a non-leather version of course :).

Enjoy!


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