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How To Sew A Clothes Pin Bag

I had a small bit of fabric leftover from a dress I made awhile ago. Hanging onto it was a good thing. I recently hung up a 100ft clothesline and needed something to hold all those lovely pins of mine.  179 more words


Skirts and Sewing Circles

A cozy sewing circle gathered in the little dinning room at Grosvenor Rd a few weeks ago. A little band of family surrounded the busy HSC student who was diligently (and only slightly desperately!) working on her Major Textiles project. 212 more words

Family And Friends

6 Orphan Blocks, 1 Donation Quilt

I’ve probably mentioned that one of the ways I’m motivating myself to get rid of the excess in the studio is by joining Marti’s UFO finish of the month over at… 166 more words


The Downside to Yarn Bombing

I’ve always been a little bit ambivalent about yarn bombing. One type I like–the one where people run out at night; leave gloves, scarves and hats; and the items are taken by people who need them–usually within hours. 205 more words


Applique cushion with hearts

This is one of my first attempts at appliqué.   I also tried to machine embroider.   It’s ok but wish I had embroidered by hand. 

Happy Sewing!


SCRAP: Fall Semester 2014 Reading List

I say to myself every semester, This is it. This is the one. This is the semester where I read everything. Then life happens, I read about 60% of what’s required, and I pass with flying colors. 152 more words