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Domestic Magick: Making Napkins

Domestic Magick: Making Napkins

In my book, The Scent of Lemon & Rosemary: Working Domestic Magick with Hestia, I provide very basic instructions for sewing a set of cloth napkins. I wanted to go further, though, into why you would want to have them and how you can make them magickal. There is...
Sewing: A-Line Skirt with Pockets

Sewing: A-Line Skirt with Pockets

Back when I was a full-time sewist I would sell simple a-line skirts made from geeky fabric at various events. The two selling points of the skirts was 1) they had pockets and 2) they ranged in size from XS to 3XL so that I could accomodate the widest range of body...
Building a Wardrobe: PJ/Lounge Pants

Building a Wardrobe: PJ/Lounge Pants

I’m not a jeans person. Growing up and during my early 20s I wore them because I guess it was what everyone wore. But as time went on it got harder to find jeans that fit. (It didn’t help that I hate clothes shopping.) I’ve pretty much switched to wearing skirts...
Costuming my Kids

Costuming my Kids

Despite having access to an experienced in house seamstress (me), my children have rarely asked me to make them costumes. For three years straight, when she was five to seven years old, my daughter Charlotte was a cat for Halloween. It was a costume that required only...

Geeky Skirts with Pockets

Sometimes you get an idea that is so obvious you wonder why you didn’t think of it before.  They’re the kind of ideas that when you tell people they say, “Holy shit, yeah! That’s a great idea!” I don’t think these moments of...

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