Fons And Porter

Fancy Pants & Giveaway — Sis Boom Pattern

“He who fails to plan, plans to fail.” (Alan Lakein, Ben Franklin, Churchill, Bob’s grandmother… I dunno who really said it first, but there it is!) And frankly, I don’t buy it. It’s spontaneity that leads to adventures and discoveries. What exactly does this have to do with sewing, holidays and the Sis Boom pattern company? Hang […]

Maple Skirt — Jacked & Hacked, but Still Gracious

I badly wanted a skirt like this, so I clapped my hands — not so much in glee, but with some trepidation — when I saw Jessica’s post in her Facebook group asking for testers for the adult version of her Maple Skirt. After a couple of disastrous skirt testing experiences the previous few months, I wasn’t sure I […]

Do It Yourself Party of the Week — 41

It’s Thursday evening so it must be time for the DIY Crush party. Things were a little touch-and-go about an hour ago when I realized that I still hadn’t written this post and scheduled like I intended to do last night. I was busy packing and removing cats from my suitcase. I arrived at my […]

Feature: Camelot Fabrics (or The Road to King Arthur’s Court)

Take a long journey with me. I promise I will eventually get to the point. Or past it — whatever! A Detour or Two Going back a few months… When Reece from Happy Okapi invited me to get involved with this Canada Day 2016 blog hop, the intention was for me to showcase a pattern from […]

Spotlight: The Crafting Fiend Stitch Art

I’m so lucky! Really lucky that Nicky didn’t turn me in to the Mounties 2 years ago when I started stalking* her on FB. She just accepted that we were going to be friends. Phew!! And now she’s relented and agreed to write a guest post on my blog. So, heeeeee-eeee-eeere’s Nicky! I must say, […]

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