Creative Time Management
We all encounter that moment. That debilitating, paralyzing lack of mental capacity where we all just freeze. A sense of drowning, the overwhelming lack of direction and not knowing how to even start. That is my worst fear, I despise not having a plan or a sense of direction. The Moment Itself So I’ve described…
The Alchemical Journey
This post is about tattoos. Just so we are clear, I am not a alchemist or a magician or even really all that great at practicing magick of any kind. I have an altar and I’ve read extensively on the subject yet I go through cycles of actively practicing. I think everyone experiences this when…
Mind on My Money
As the pandemic reaches another level of amazing ridiculousness and more unrest seems to be the order of the world news, I want to make a post that resonates with the people around me who might be reading this blog. I don’t have the answers and this blog isn’t about giving worldly, high handed answers…
My Novel Planning Process
As the summer starts to wind down I am slowly turning my attention away from my historical dressmaking and returning to my art and writing. I tend to write more in the fall and winter. I can make myself a spot of tea and gather around my flickering computer screen to warm my hands on…
Preplanning for Inktober
A short write up about my goals for Inktober 2021 and how I am planning to accomplish this event for the first time ever.
My Goals for Nanowrimo
My thoughts on the upcoming Nanowrimo event.
Should you really finish that?
That age old question when you’re just staring at the piles of projects you’ve started with all the good intentions inside of you. Anything from a dress to an epic art piece that struck you with lightning inspiration. Sometimes it’s just a matter of organizing your time. I have piles of planners and bullet journals…
Searching for that Dream Dress
That Special Something Every dressmaker, tailor, or just anyone who has ever learned how to make clothes for themselves or even just people who really care about the clothes they put on their body has that one garment that they dream of. The more I got into historical dressmaking, I went through many iterations of…
Different Historical Patterns and Which Ones to Use
I go over the basics of different types of pattern resources that are available to anyone getting into historical dressmaking.