Tag: summer

Summer Sewing: Tank Top

This is the first of the summer sewing projects completed yesterday – a tank top made out of a flowy synthetic fabric (does not wrinkle!) This is a very straightforward pattern (2 pieces, two bust darts, bias finish on the neck and armholes) –…

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Crabbing at Belcarra

As part of expanding our access to local food year round, Brian and I have taken up fishing in the last year. Lake fishing, mostly trout so far, but we’re interested in expanding into saltwater – and I’ve got a nascent interest in flyfishing…

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Summer pants in February.

Even though it’s a bit goofy, I really love this photo and I’ve been waiting to show it to you since I finished these summer pants on the weekend. Because I am contributing to the Sew Weekly site, I have to wait until my…

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Better late than never.

Summer has finally arrived in Vancouver, and we actually had a weekend at home to enjoy it. That meant gardening, canning, drinking, working on a furniture refinishing project, evening hot-tubbing, tidying up the house, picking out paint colours for our living room re-do, a…

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Garlic scape pesto

For all my complaining about the weather this year, when I actually get out into my garden I have to acknowledge that it’s coming along pretty well. I’ve had a hard time with some things (salad greens – how odd) but others (red cabbage,…

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