Archive for November 2015

Handmade Quality

Handmade Quality

It used to be that when you said “Hand Made” people said, “Awwwwww, isn’t that sweet,” and then put it in the back drawer, cause nothing could be as good as what you could buy in the store. The problem is, that ain’t so any more. There […]

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Classic…..Or Not!

Classic.....Or Not!

This is another one of my fav subjects, but an encounter with a book of patterns classified as “essentials” got me thinking I needed to update this subject a little.   Classic sometimes gets a beef that it’s boring.   It’s anything but boring.  It’s its own […]

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The Tartan Coat

The Tartan Coat

As you all know I love Outlander (the books & the TV series), and get verra many brawly ideas from it.  So here’s the latest inspiration for it. A couple of years ago I did this in a nice tweed and loved it – still love it. […]

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Scientia potentia est

“Knowledge is Power”   The earliest known occurrence of this is from Francis Bacon, although there are anonymous references earlier in the Middle East Arabia and Persia, and was more in reference to the power of God as being wise and powerful because  wisdom is power which […]

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Periscope on Pants

Periscope on Pants

On Sunday I did a fun Periscope on Pants: Just in case you didn’t get to see it, it’s here but here it is here too!!! Honestly…just about the time I get things figured out tech-wise, they change.  The site that “caught” all the Periscope vids and […]

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Cosplay – redeux

Cosplay - redeux

Not sure why but this old post had a bug in it someplace, so here’s the same blog (unfortunately without the comments) and hopefully without the bug!   This is a new – or relatively new – movement or term for folks who derive inspiration from media, […]

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