Monthly Archives: July 2013

Another Upcycled T-Shirt Skirt

Susan, one of my four sisters, was here in Baton Rouge visiting out parents last week. On her last day here, she and Carol, my in-town-sister, and I decided to go to the giant thrift store across town. Susan likes … Continue reading

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Felted Vessel

Does anyone remember the vessel from way back in March, seen here, that I started during the class with Sharon Costello? I’ve been working on it in bits and pieces, trying to figure out how to best embellish it. My … Continue reading

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Perfect Pillow Corners

A friend of my mother-in-law gave me some fabric. It had been given to her. She couldn’t use it for her doll making or other sewing projects. She saw my dolls, thought I ought to have it, and passed it … Continue reading

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Peasant Blouse

Last summer, while in Albuquerque, Burton and I stopped in at Nob Hill Fabrics. Fabric shopping is a part of vacationing that I always enjoy and that Burton tolerates well. I don’t always make a purchase, but sometimes I’ll find … Continue reading

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We Have a Winner!

A big Thank You to all who participated in the giveaway to celebrate breaking 100 followers to my blog. I am honored that y’all come by for a visit. I recruited my sweet husband to help me by drawing the … Continue reading

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Creative Sewing Camp Week 2

I think I have found the solution to the creative slump: gather together six girls in one place every afternoon for 3 hours, 5 days. Add in 6 sewing machines, fabric, thread, and scissors and watch the fun fly. By … Continue reading

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Summertime Fashion Part 3

Another stash busting bit of sewing. I don’t usually wear black, but this pattern appealed to me a lot, so I bought it. I don’t think the gathered bodice was a good choice for the big print however. Next time … Continue reading

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