Beating cancer and how this whole experience helped me find myself

Beating cancer and how this whole experience helped me find myself

(Image above: Revisiting Blacktown Hospital, where I did chemotherapy and radiation therapy. They folded 1,000 paper cranes for World Cancer Day.) On Tuesday the 29th of May, 2018, I was diagnosed with Stage 2 Hodgkin's Lymphoma. I went through 4 rounds/8 sessions of ABVD chemotherapy. I stayed in the hospital for 8 days in September [...]

Starting off 2019 right! (Although my first blog is a little late)

Starting off 2019 right! (Although my first blog is a little late)

Hey everyone! It's been a while but I'm back and with good news... I'M CANCER FREE!!! I haven't really had the proper chance to reflect on being in remission, but I'll write up a blog post soon once I've fully processed it. It still doesn't feel real! I got the news that I was cancer [...]

Dressmaking Diary: Looking back at 2018 and forward to 2019

Dressmaking Diary: Looking back at 2018 and forward to 2019

If you follow this blog enough, you'll definitely know that this year has been crazy for me! But I just wanted to write this post to look back on my original plans for this blog, how these plans changed, my sewing achievements and my goals for Dressmaking Diary in 2019. The original planMy very first [...]

Harry Potter Robe: Troubleshooting a lining that keeps rolling

Harry Potter Robe: Troubleshooting a lining that keeps rolling

Crimes of Grindlewald comes out this week and one of my most popular posts on this blog is the Harry Potter Gryffindor Robe. As I was sewing it, the biggest trouble I had was that the lining kept rolling! A seamstress named Denise helped me fix up this problem. I just wanted to share what [...]