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Starting Sewing

I am a very recent convert to the world of sew-it-yourself (SYI) fashion (talk about being a bit slow off the mark, right?). Its not that I didn’t have an interest or see the point, but growing up there just weren’t people around me sewing. 422 more words

10 Beautiful (and FREE) Crochet projects

There are frequent occasions when I’m overawed by the beauty of things. Nature, human kindness, my children, the difference a smile can make. Oh yes, and crochet! 88 more words


Crochet Bag.....Well, Because I Was Bored

I started playing with some patterns I’ve pinned on my Pinterest, and while I watched some TV last night I crocheted this cute little bag.  I gifted my friend with it this morning, but I think I will be making more of these in the future – predominantly to house little gifts etc.


Whoops! My Flirt Skirt and Another Watson Started

Sorry to everyone who received that unfinished send out. I had a terrible headache (I can count on one hand how many headaches I’ve ever had) and when I went to save a draft of my blog, I hit publish by mistake. 614 more words


"Draw, Paint, Create" Pattern

Wouldn’t this be great on pajamas?! This pattern (my January pattern) is in honor of my creative resolution. I scanned some of my doodles, created the pattern in Photoshop, and painted it with one of the digital watercolor brushes. 144 more words


Watercolor Brushes in Photoshop

I’ve been doodling in different themes lately, in the hopes of making patterns out of these doodles. I decided to add to my resolution, to create one pattern this year, and instead I’ve committed to creating one pattern each month! 173 more words


Congratulations Vicki-Kate!

Here’s for something a bit different!  As many of you will know, our fellow sewcialist and spoolette Vicki-Kate is expecting a baby.  She’s already started her maternity leave, so there’s not long to go now.   399 more words