Monthly Archives: June 2016

Bostonian Souvenirs

Postcards were once my souvenir of choice, that honor is given to sewing goodies and comic books these days.  It was a little sad to see how many seemingly fabulous sewing stores had gone out of business in Boston in … Continue reading

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All in a Day’s Work

My sewing room got a visit from me last Thursday.  Just long enough to turn some quilt block sandwiches into potholders, finishing up a project from the last week in April or maybe the first week in May.  The sewing … Continue reading

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PSA

Just a quick public service announcement.   I’m still here.  Life has just been life-like with a new puppy on Wednesday, a power outage on Thursday and extra commitments Friday, Saturday and today.  Posts and pictures exist only separately due to the … Continue reading

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Vintage Finds: Diverse Treasures

  Antique shops and garage sales have been kind to me this week.  Thursday, on a whim I stopped by a yard sale and found 4 sets of vintage sheets.  Sunday, I probably spent a little too much for few wonderful vintage … Continue reading

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WIP Week: Catherine Jordan Workshop Piece

I lost a dragon.  It was supposed to be sleeping under a tree.  I lost the tree too.  Here are some other trees; completely unlike the lost tree.  Maybe a dragon should be hidden among them.  Sent to search through … Continue reading

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WIP Week: Shiny Rainbow Dresser

French Provincial Lingerie Chest Getting Prepped for Painting It’s about time for A to move out of our room and into a room with her brother.  This means our Boston trip included an Ikea stop.  We couldn’t fit as many bookcases as … Continue reading

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WIP Week: Bullion Stitch Accomplished

my first bullion stitch Apparently there is something to what all of these people have been telling me, when they say they enjoy bullion stitch.  They tell me it’s easy.  I tried and tried again, failing repeatedly.  It seems the … Continue reading

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