Can you remember the first thing that made you think: ‘I could sew myself clothes!’? I’ve been thinking about this for the past couple of weeks. I often talk about the first thing as being a friend’s declaration that she was making herself a dress to wear to my brother’s wedding, but thinking back, that… Continue reading Sewing and Manga
My blog used to be called Alexandra and the Cuckoo Clock, over on blogger. But when I decided to move blog platform, I also decided to change my blog name. So here we are, at Coffee and Clementines. Two things that fuel me pretty much constantly, whether reading, sewing, working or anything in between!
(I can’t find the source for this – if you know where it’sfrom, please let me know) I have a lot of loves and passions and hobbies. Obviously, there’s sewing, which is primarily what I’ve blogged about before. And coffee. Coffee is pretty much the thing that keeps me going on tough days…well, on any… Continue reading Reading: The Raven Cycle
It’s been a while. About 15 months actually! Last time I posted, I was a bit undecided about blogging in general, and clearly that shows because I then didn’t post anything for over a year. Last spring, I was feeling quite ambivalent toward blogs and blogging in general. I felt a bit of a disconnect… Continue reading Oh Hallo!
SourceI love this image! I found it just searching ‘hang ups’ and ithas absolutely made my day! Sooooo….. You know those times when (for whatever reason) life throws you a bit of a curveball that knocks you a bit out of line? Like, not something super bad or life-changing, but just something a bit insidious… Continue reading 2015: Hang up your hang ups!
Phew! Me? Mad!! May! is difficult! I mean, sure, doing stuff that scares or intimidates me on a daily basis is pretty hard work, but also, trying to remember taking photographs where possible, and keep up with the blogging… yeesh. I’ll have you know I’m a pretty lazy person! I’m most definitely a lazy blogger, and… Continue reading Me? Mad!! May! Catch-up: Days Five and Six!
Unfortunately, it’s Me? Mad!! May, so I have no choice! I have definitely noticed that there are certain ‘types’ of sewing patterns that I’m automatically drawn to – casual, relatively clean lines, classic and versatile. If I don’t think it will go with many other things in my wardrobe, or unless it can be worn… Continue reading Me? Mad!! May! Day Four: Trying New Things