A Handful of Gourds

It’s late and I can’t sleep. I don’t really know why. Perhaps it’s because we were very excited to harvest our first gourds today. We planted lots of them, just because we had the room to grow them this year…

Fermented Dill Pickles

Hello friends! It seems like the weekend just flew by and I didn’t get a chance to share my latest culinary creation, Fermented Dill Pickles! I actually have made two batches of these pickles, the first ones we ate immediately,…
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Renaissance Corset Tutorial

   Here’s a tutorial for the renaissance corset that I made as part of my renaissance costume! I really loved sewing this outfit and seeing it come together in the end.  I am featuring Simplicity Pattern # 3809. The first…
Renaissance Skirt Tutorial|Designers Sweet Spot|www.designerssweetspot.com

Renaissance Skirt Tutorial

Here’s the tutorial for my renaissance costume!  I had so much fun sewing this skirt and seeing this outfit come together one piece at a time. I am featuring Simplicity Pattern #3809, view A (on the left). Have all your…