Category Archives: Sewing

Third time’s the charm

I think… I’ve had my eye on the Vogue “galaxy dress”for quite some time now.  Clearly, other sew-ers have fashioned FABULOUS versions of this dress for themselves, as evidenced here, and here, and here, and here, and ….   Attempt 1: … Continue reading

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Off the wagon and back on the horse

After a great deal of sitting on the couch knitting (shhhh-It’s for someone who actually reads this thing.  I’ll post later…), I’ve returned to my true love-my sewing machine.  I decided to celebrate with a Vogue 8789.         … Continue reading

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The peacock

  One of my friends/ co-workers is getting married in October and having her bridal shower this week.  The future bride, Paulina, is an incredibly spicy south American lady…think along the lines of Gloria from the show Modern Family.  Most … Continue reading

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“Hello, it’s your family…

remember us?  We love you….” said my husband to me while I was sewing the other day. This may be a sign that I might be crafting a wee bit too much over summer break.   The first dress of … Continue reading

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Part of your world…

  I remember seeing The Little Mermaid as a freshman in high school in the theater-twice- and wondering how they were going to skate past the death of the main character without traumatizing all the little children watching.  They let her survive!  She … Continue reading

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Penny turned two too soon…last April

The end of the school year is always a super busy time.  Even with that though, there has been a little bit of time and energy left for crafting. First up was Penny’s birthday celebration.  When you are the second child, your … Continue reading

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Hoppy Easter!

Spring break = more time to craft!!!  ….  oh, and special family time too…   I bought this rabbit flannel on an impulse-driven Joann stop one day after work.  Josie recently inquired longingly about the fate of the “bunny fabric”.  I decided … Continue reading

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Promenade

As a mother of two, work is pretty much the fanciest place I ever go…but I just had to buy this Simplicity pattern anyway.       Well, at least I would be prepared if I ever got invited to … Continue reading

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Emerald green

For some reason, in my mind, the color emerald green equates to old Hollywood glamour. There is probably a perfectly reasonable explanation behind this that has to do with how they colorized film at the time, or fashion trends, or … Continue reading

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Leftovers

I am trying to use up my fabric stash.  Not because I want to use up my fabric stash, but because I want to be able to answer “no” when I come home from the fabric store and my husband … Continue reading

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