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The Little Red Hen

Another story from the 1920’s grade 2 Primer, written in cursive, so for that alone a true relic from the past.  I know that we had access when we were kids to these readers saved from my mothers childhood and although I don’t know who was responsible for all the underlining, I will plead guilty to the colouring.   128 more words

A Lifetime Of Being Me

Using Bold Type for Emphasis

I would also like to tell you about writing techniques used by different authors to highlight parts of their writings using the different tools available today with modern Word processors. 609 more words

For Reference And Research

Update on another WIP: the landscape dress

Remember me talking about this gorgeous fabric?

You were most helpful in deciding which pattern to use and I even made a muslin.

Then I got cold feet. 321 more words

Sewing

Felicity’s formal dress finally finished

Phew. Finished is a good way for it to be. There were a few more f-words I could have used in that title, but this is a family blog. 287 more words

Sewing

The tale of two “muslins”

Are you a muslin (toile) maker? Or do you get straight into the pattern with your fabric and fit as you go (or, like me, hope for the best)? 645 more words

Sewing

Learning New Sewing Skills: Simplicity 2444 Draft

When I started sewing, learning new skills was my main goal–it still is. Here’s one of my early hits/misses, a first draft of Simplicity 2444, sewn in February 2014: 250 more words

Dresses

Trying to Underline

This happens to me more times than I care to admit. :D

Bible