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LAKES MAKERIE ANIMAL FRIENDS: MEET SCHULYER

LAKES MAKERIE ANIMAL FRIENDS: MEET SCHULYER

November 29, 2016
Allow me to introduce Schuyler. She is thirteen years old and was adopted as a puppy at the Golden Valley Animal Humane Society. She lived across the street from us with a lovely retired violinist, and when he could no longer care for her she became part of our family.
EVERY DAY STYLE, ESME TUNIC + BELL SLEEVE VARIATION

EVERY DAY STYLE, ESME TUNIC + BELL SLEEVE VARIATION

October 11, 2016
One of my favorite patterns to sew these says is the Esme tunic/dress from Lotta Jansdotter's latest book Every Day Style. Lotta Jansdotter is known for her colorful block printed surface pattern design for fabrics and housewares, which gives a clean and Nordic vibe.
SECRET SEWING

SECRET SEWING

October 03, 2016
One of the things I like about making things by hand is the ability to do what I think of as "secret sewing". This could be interpreted as the sewing you do when, say, you are making a father's day tie for your husband, or even sneaking some time in with your machine when everyone else in the house is watching a movie.
PATTERN REVIEW- SEW HOUSE 7, ROSE CITY HALTER DRESS, MAKING THE TOILE

PATTERN REVIEW- SEW HOUSE 7, ROSE CITY HALTER DRESS, MAKING THE TOILE

September 23, 2016
I've really enjoyed exploring the world of independent pattern makers which, whether you use the PDF or printed paper versions, can open up a whole new world to the home garment sewer.
"LITTLE FLOWERS" IN LES FLEURS

"LITTLE FLOWERS" IN LES FLEURS

September 08, 2016

I went to my first Quilt Market in Salt Lake City last Spring. Granted the fact that I was there was a stroke of luck because I didn't yet have a shop, only an idea of a shop, a domain name, a bank account and an LLC called Lakes Makerie.

HI! IT'S NICE TO MEET YOU

HI! IT'S NICE TO MEET YOU

September 08, 2016

Hi. I'm Sarah. Welcome to the very first installment of my blog. I'm glad you're here! It might be just you and me today (though my kids might visit later). You can say you were here at the beginning.