Monthly Archives: October 2016

Bucket List: Underneath it All

Playing hooky: Being absent from school, work, etc. without permission or justification. It has been the season of broken things.  Today I drove up one state to the Fedex drop off to post our 3 month old broken printer.  It … Continue reading

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Vintage Finds: Button Gauge

Useful things.  Beautiful Useful Things.  That is how I think of vintage.  Another item from a batch of vintage things I picked up, this button gauge isn’t highly decorated or fancy, but somehow, to me, it is still beautiful.  About … Continue reading

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Type A Craftroom: Planning and Dreaming

This is largely a sewing thing for me. For crochet and stitching I pick up a project and work it until it is done possibly starting another for some reason, but don’t plan out a million projects into the future.  … Continue reading

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You Again

Teeth brushed and ready for bed.  One quick picture before changing out of my dress. Oh it’s you again, Appleton. I see that you’ve returned in your 18 G/H bust graded to a 16 waist and hips, like Kit and … Continue reading

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Type A Craftroom: Finding and Working With Things-3 Apps

 Tapforms Sewing patterns, Quilting Patterns and transfer patterns are inventoried using Tapforms on my iPod, which travels with me everywhere.  This gives me a searchable database with info on fabric, notions and sizing.  Downside:  Tapforms should be able to transfer … Continue reading

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Vintage Finds: Snaps

These items, which came to me through random lots of sewing things, support the idea that I’m not the only one who loves Autumn.  Do you suppose that Snappy is the name of the clawed kitty who looks like he’s … Continue reading

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Type A Craftroom: Storage

Physical Storage Printed sewing patterns are categorized Women’s/Children’s/Men’s/Misc., then stored in numerical or alphabetical order by decade in pattern boxes. They don’t live in my craftroom, but on the upper shelf of my closet.  I dream of someday having a … Continue reading

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