I love simple silhouettes. And just like my favorite Japanese sewing pattern books, Everyday Style is another essential resource for learning how to take basic pattern pieces and turn them into a simple, wearable, uncomplicated wardrobe....
artisan, [ahr-tuh-zuh n], noun 1. a person or company that makes a high-quality or distinctive product in small quantities, usually by hand or using traditional methods.
I can feel spring coming in my bones. Can you feel it? That crazy urge to put your hands in dirt. To physically exert yourself in pursuit of future promises.
They say that sometimes the happiness in anticipation is greater than the happiness actually experienced in the moment. Is that why nothing is better than the day the seed catalogs start to arrive? Future promises.
Here is one of the future promises I put in my shopping cart this week [...]
Even the sunniest of windowsills is often not enough light for seedlings. Low light levels cause weak and "leggy" plants. Since strong plants produce a strong harvest, give your baby plants the best head start possible with artificial lighting. My preferred light source for plant-starting is full-spectrum fluorescent bulbs. Although LED grow lights are becoming popular, I have not seen sufficient evidence (personal or research) to suggest that plant growth under LED is significantly better than fluorescent to warrant the higher upfront cost [...]