Monthly Archives: November 2010

Cutting it off

Think your skirt or dress is too long? Cut it off! I cut four and a half inches off, then put on my boots and realized oh, that might have been a little too much 😦 . Plus I didn’t … Continue reading

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Doggie Diaper

I needed a doggie diaper fast and I did not want to go to Pet Smart to buy one although I don’t really know what made me think that sewing one would be faster or easier than driving five miles … Continue reading

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Breckling Press – Folded Flowers by Kumiko Sudo

Folded Flowers by Kumiko Sudo is an interesting and beautiful book that shows how fabric and ribbon can be used just like paper to make orimai decorations for purses. The book includes 24 three-dimensional flower designs and complete patterns for … Continue reading

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Such a cheerful summer fabric

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Rachel’s most recent find.

These two skirt combinations are wonderful! I think the bright pink satin like material that is the underlining for the mauve skirt would look fabulous under the flowery skirt sticking out about an inch and a half. The mauve skirt … Continue reading

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Grandmother’s Treasures

Last night as I was going through a bin I found a wonderful treasure from both of my grandmothers in one item. I found an old envelope with quilt pattern pieces that my mom’s mom had made. In the top … Continue reading

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In honor of the Singer Merritt 4525 (below)

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