Tag Archives: fashion and sewing

bits and pieces

We have this kitten now. She’s about I dunno…5 months old or so. Apparently the computer keyboard is a signal for her to get in my face, or rub her warm tuchus all over the touchpad and make it impossible … Continue reading

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For The Good Of The Family

I mentioned before that I’ve bartered sewing services for desserts. This week’s offering: 2 coconut cream pies. You know, the kind of tall ones with the toasted coconut on top? Yeah, those. 2 of them. I have in my possession … Continue reading

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Rainy days and Tuesdays

It’s raining today, and is predicted to do so all week long. I like that! Rainy days mean productivity. The sound of of rain, heard through an open window, is the sound of whispers encouraging creativity and focus. It’s Time. … Continue reading

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Not to brag or anything…ok totally to brag.

But you would too. So, I had this problem. The only half-decent place I had for cutting out clothes and such was the dining table. Now, it’s a lovely table, and it’s very wide and long so there’s all kinds … Continue reading

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Hunters and gatherers

I see 2 styles of shoppers- hunters and gatherers.   Hunters go in knowing exactly what they want, find it and buy it whether it’s on sale or not, then leave.  At the risk of being sexist, this is how … Continue reading

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Almost done!

The new sewing room is almost done! We spent Sunday moving the furniture in, and hanging pictures, and loading the shelves, and throwing away stuff that was on the shelves because I didn’t want to throw it away but would … Continue reading

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reaching up

I have been a housewife for 25 years. When I was a child, I dreamed of various things. I wanted to be a physician- a neurologist or maybe a psychiatrist, then decided no, the sight of blood made me faint … Continue reading

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