My #MeMadeMay15 takeaway – I need to ‘fail’ more! Let me explain with a story I heard recently about Spanx founder, Sara Blakely. As a young girl, the father of Sara Blakely, the founder of famous shape wear brand, Spanx, would ask her, how many times she’d failed that day. He wasn’t interested in the things that’d gone well […]
#MeMadeMay15 – My Organic Me-Made-May 2015 Pledge.
Me Made May 2015 kicks off today and this year I’m showcasing my everyday organic wardrobe. I joined Me-Made-May last year and loved it! It’s a great way to connect with other sewists and share wardrobe creations – but it was a lot of ‘work’ to get the pics! This year, I may not manage a […]
What the Japanese Can Teach Us About Sun Hat Making.
It’s been like summer here in southern Germany this last week. We were collecting Easter eggs in freezing conditions with a few flakes of snow a couple of weeks ago and yesterday we were basking in 28 degrees sunshine. Spring’s often like that here. Suddenly you’re packing away your woolies and trying to remember where you […]