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2020 Review

This year has been so much more than our makes. So many challenges to so many people, all over the world. At the risk of sounding shallow and self centered, I'd like to go over my accomplishments from this year: Mending: Abused Shopping bag, andReplaced buttons on G.son's sweaterMy & Pixie's blanketCo-worker's coat seamHemmed jeans… Continue reading 2020 Review

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Workbasket – very little has gotten done this week

These are two different angles of the same thing.  This is my brand new rolled hem foot.  I practiced on a piece of the wedding dress that had already been cut off before starting on the actual dress.  I had been attempting to do this by hand and... IT WAS TAKING FOREVER. This presser foot… Continue reading Workbasket – very little has gotten done this week

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Workbasket – WIP’s, UFO’s & PHD’s

Recently I have been able to post finished projects.  This is not a true reflection of my reality.  In the real world, my workbasket is full of WIP's (works in progress), UFO's (unfinished objects) and PHD's (projects half done). If they aren't in the workbasket, then they are hidden in the sewing room, allowing for… Continue reading Workbasket – WIP’s, UFO’s & PHD’s

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Workbasket – Maid to Man

I have been busy, as I am sure you have been also.  There has been work, running, eating out, schoolwork, family, friends, teaching, puppies, yard work, etc. In between all of that life, I have found time for a few little projects.  Hopefully soon there will be more time for sewing room fun time, being… Continue reading Workbasket – Maid to Man