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New Partner

when things happen, they always seem to happen at once…

just when i thought things were back to usual, the sewing machine that i had been using since college decided to up and retire.  177 more words

Handcraft

Coverstitch appreciation

Last year my very clever husband bought me a new overlocker. A four thread Juki with air-threading.

I appreciate him so much! It was a leap of faith as while Juki has a long history in the industrial market here, domestic machines are rather new. 40 more words

Bobbins

Sunny day shorts by Oliver+S

Shopping for kids today sometimes is a nightmare.  I love some of the stores like Old Navy, Gap and even Target. But I don’t want my little to wear the exact same things as all of her friends. 190 more words

DIY

Quilted beginning of something .. a few weeks of creation and a show of textile artistry.

I haven’t decided what it’s going to be yet!

I just discovered this draft blog post from a while ago – I was ‘cleaning’ up things on my laptop – I can’t believe I missed posting this.   404 more words

One Word Wednesday………….

Progress FYI Note: This piece is a combination of 2 vintage pieces: a smaller scalloped edged eyelet piece (with coral fabric beneath) atop a plain centered Battenberg lace edged piece.

Continued vintage progress on 2 ………..

Pretty little pieces. The first is now ready for a border and maybe a little bling…………………. (link to post showing previous status….)…. and little piece number 2 which has a ways to go before I will call it ‘done’…….. 64 more words