Hey everyone! I’ve been working lately with linen, which is a wonderful and sometimes frustrating experience. Linen feels lovely. It’s rumply, and soft, and is very comfortable to wear. Linen is not what I’d call a “beginner” fabric, though. Why? Linen is a little slippery to cut and sew. If you mainly sew with medium-weight cottonContinue reading “Tips for cutting linen”
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Orchard netting complete!
Remember back when we upgraded the walls of our orchard with a new solid wire wall? Our plan at the time was to secure the top of the orchard with some netting, stretched over hoops. → It’s done! ← We’ve had the netting since we put up the hoops, but we stalled at the time becauseContinue reading “Orchard netting complete!”
Tips for laundering collared shirts
Wow, exciting post, huh? But seriously, this tip was a major win for me when I discovered it. I’ve been using home-made laundry liquid for about a year now. It’s so, so much cheaper than using ready-made liquid or powder. And it’s pretty quick and easy to make! After a few months of trying myContinue reading “Tips for laundering collared shirts”
Kitchen Redo: Painting cabinets!
Okay, so I mentioned a while back that I had done some DIY in the kitchen, and had actual photos of some progress. This is true: yay! Unfortunately, when I was painting my kitchen cabinets, I didn’t think of taking a “before” picture. It turns out that the part of the kitchen I painted isContinue reading “Kitchen Redo: Painting cabinets!”