Archive for March 2014

Dressed Up or Dressed Down

There was this blog post this morning on my roundup of RSS feeds, and it poses an interesting question.  For someone who has had to get up early, dressed up (at least for work in a suit, etc.), and commute into town, is now able to work […]

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Great British Sewing Bee – Season 2

Hope this works – I’m away from my fast cable hookup, so can’t stream or even do videos, but this should work.          

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You Too Can Look Like Everyone Else

Here’s a notion for you. For a mere $16.99 you too can have one of these: To add to your enjoyment – 5,000 have already been sold so you can look like 5,000 other people at the same time. Is this really that appealing? To look like […]

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One of those new Google Tool Gadgets

Google is always coming up with new thingies and I like to at least try them to see what they’re like….just for fun. The new one tracks the use of words over a period of time – like….well…..like…..hey – what about sew! That one looks like this: […]

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Carolyn from The Diary of A Sewing Fanatic

Carolyn from The Diary of A Sewing Fanatic

If you were on the teleseminar the other night you heard me extol the virtues of Carolyn on The Diary of A Sewing Fanatic.  She really is marvelous if you haven’t been over there, and what she does with her TNT patterns is really awesome. This is […]

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Great British Sewing Bee – 2

Great British Sewing Bee - 2

Unfortunately GB & US don’t have compatible vid systems or some such malarkey, anyway, their player doesn’t work in the US.  Now that isn’t normally a prob, as there’s lots of outlets (PBS for Sherlock – don’t get me started on that series – or BBC America […]

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Working with Multiple Prints

This is really hard to do, but with designer help you can learn a lot.  The recent (F/W 2014) Kenzo show is a great tutorial in how to put print with print. This is a great place to start – not too much is going on here.  […]

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