Category Archives: Crafts

Maker Theory

Many WIPS remain WIPS simply because, they just take too much or too little brain power/set up for my available stitching times.  Are you a crafter and parent of small children?  I have a theory that makers with small children need projects … Continue reading

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Bizarre Inspiration

Where does inspiration come from?  Do you see a pattern and want to work it?  Does a particular stitch make your fingers itch?   Do you want a particular silhouette and hack patterns to create the garment you want?  Often while … Continue reading

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Snowflake Tree

Finished Snowflake Tree

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NYC Garment District

Apologies for this post being late.  When I finally got a chance to add the pictures yesterday WordPress was having none of that.  Here is a quick(ish) recap of my recent visit to the NYC garment district. Given:  piles of fabric … Continue reading

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Give and Give Again Gifts: Deluxe Addition

Everyone who loves to sew loves to get sewing gifts.  At least I’ve never heard otherwise.  If you found my posts from the last two years  (Give and Give Again Stocking Stuffers for the Sewing Enthusiast and Give and Give … Continue reading

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Mad Art Skills

Check out that bird.  Clearly, my art skills in the drawing department peaked somewhere in middle school.  A and I are trying to adapt to being a twosome while O is at school.  Today we are down to one vehicle … 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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