Pattern review: Wiksten Shift Top

Lockdown. NZ shops shut. No orange thread for my orange fabric. Order it online from the UK. Exorbitant delivery cost. Suck it up.  See cool, slouchy long-sleeve top on Instagram. Looks good for Autumn work-from-home wear. Buy pdf pattern, start printing. Ink levels low. Go to order ink, sold out.  Print anyway with low ink. Finally, all 22 pages printed. Cut two of the four … Continue reading Pattern review: Wiksten Shift Top

When what you see isn’t what you feel

The weekend before lockdown, Liam and I made an eight hour round drive for a mini-break in Taranaki. A good chunk of that was on winding roads, and for me that meant a good chunk of it was spent feeling like I was about to throw up. Travel sickness is caused by the dissonance between what you’re seeing and what you’re feeling. That’s why it … Continue reading When what you see isn’t what you feel