cambie #3

I really love Sewaholic Patterns, enough that they are becoming my go-to for a successful, stress-free sewing experience....more

the story of summer

I think the best thing in the world is to be a kid in the summer....more

lemonade out of lemons (and other cliches)

I have pretty good luck with my sewing projects most of the time, especially lately....more

belcarra blouse times three

May is a rough month for me as a teacher....more

Reflections on me-made-May

Participating in something like Me-Made-May seemed a little self-indulgent and silly to me at first....more

me-made-May: the final week

This week has been a struggle in so many ways....more

new developments

There have been some interesting developments around the Cooper household lately. ...more

me-made-May: week 4

May 19: Colette Patterns Meringue I am kind of amazed that this skirt still exists, as it was one of my very first adult sewing projects....more

me-made-May: week 3

May 12: the blue rose dress Sorry for the mirror selfie again--it's all I had time for in the midst of returning to work after a long weekend out of town....more

a me-made-May weekend

My little family went to Charleston for my brother's graduation this weekend....more