Archive for the Joy of Sewing Category

Yeah, I couldn’t wait!

Ever since I saw this video from Bill Cunningham, I’ve been wanting to do something for myself.  So I’m at my local wonderful fabric store (here they are on Facebook), but I found the perfect lace that I had been dreaming of.  I wanted something see-thru, but […]

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An Interesting Perspective

An interesting perspective crossed my desk this morning when I read this blog.  It’s very confusing for me. I grew up in a time in which it was a given to look well-groomed and put together well. I mean, let’s be honest, who wouldn’t like to have […]

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How can you tell where to start?

I’m up in Yellowstone and during the spring is baby time.  Babies are everywhere, and there is usually high drama surrounding them.  And every once in a while I’ll see a calf out by itself and worry that it’s lost its mom, and then suddenly catch up […]

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When was the last time you wore something you really love?

For a lot of folks, it’s been a while – a long while. Most of the reason is cause there is not that much offered out there.  Oh yeah, there’s tons and I mean tons and tons of clothes out there.  But something you really LOVE? I […]

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Molly’s Questions – The Fear Part

From yesterday to continue the answer to Molly’s question: Do you have any favorite patterns for your silk dupioni? I’ve had 4 m of golden silk dupioni in my stash for a couple of years now, but I’ve been reluctant to use it. I’m worried I’ll pick […]

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Molly’s Question

Molly asked a question from the Make an Effort blog. Do you have any favorite patterns for your silk dupioni? I’ve had 4 m of golden silk dupioni in my stash for a couple of years now, but I’ve been reluctant to use it. I’m worried I’ll […]

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I’m back

Don’t know what happened with WordPress over the weekend, but I’m lost without my WYSIWYG screen!!!  But not everything is working – hopefully this will all be worked out. ($%^!@$@^%!!!!!) Thanks to Miss Celie for posting this.  It’s something that I wanted to see as it sounds […]

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Class Creativity

Another one of my students is having a lot of fun re-creating her knits shirts.  She has a lot of cotton knit that has just – well – worn out, but the fabric is still good.  As a matter of fact it’s even better cause it’s been […]

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Saying NO!

Yes, you heard that right. I just finished another series of classes and one of my students is the fair Andrea.  Let’s be honest, all my students are very fair and very nice.  I must have some sort of secret guardian angle looking out for me, cause […]

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And what to my wondering eyes should appear…..

No it’s not Santa, but almost as good. Remember Ms. Menkes great coat from yesterday…well, what should I get in the mail today (it’s always a banner day) my new Burda.  I always find something fun in there. And this month something REALLY extra. I think this […]

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