Monthly Archives: June 2013

Handmade Fashion Week-Girl Style

What do you call six girls gathered around my kitchen table every afternoon for a week of sewing frenzy?  CREATIVE SEWING CAMP! Yesterday marked the end of the first week of sewing camp. As always, it was an exuberant bunch. … Continue reading

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Summertime Fashion Sewing

As the summer heats up, it’s time to make some cool clothes. In an effort to further deplete my stash, I have sewn up a lovely dark blue batik purchased last fall at the International Quilt Festival. In addition, there … Continue reading

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Australia Sketchbook Embroideries

I’ve finished putting together my bits and pieces of embroidery that were part of my Australian needlework. When I stitched the background, I had no notion of what it would become. I had decided to start with parallel lines of … Continue reading

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Australia the Beautiful

This month, I’ve been on a sixteen day trip around Australia with my husband and son. Add in 49 hours of travel time there and back and 7 in interior flights, and it’s easy to see why I’ve been so … Continue reading

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Second Try–The Lap Quilt

This is the second of the two small quilt tops that Mom made and gave to me.  She is on a mission to clean out her fabric stash starting with scraps and the old stuff. So I finished the quilted … Continue reading

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