• Costuming
  • Sewing 18th Century Pockets

    When I made my Claire from Outlander (Season 1) costume last year, I didn’t include pockets in the skirt.  Pockets make every outfit magical, from 18th century on.  So rather than adding the pockets in the skirt I so desperately coveted, I decided to make a set of traditional 18th century pockets that could be […]

  • Geekery
  • Book Club of One: What I’m Reading

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  • Crafts
  • Wine Cork Christmas Ornaments (DIY)

    I’m a wine cork hoarder.  I collect wine corks from home, restaurants, wine festivals, and winery trips.  I love making wine cork crafts with these little wooden memories.  The holiday season is no exception, so I have about two dozen wine cork ornaments on my Christmas tree. Wine makes everything more festive!  This is a […]