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Creating a Shabby Chic Scrappy Journal

I have viewed a few shabby chic journals on Pinterest and on-line and loved them. I decided to start creating one today. It will be something I can stick in my handbag for times when I am feeling overwhelmed and need to ground myself. 253 more words

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Obsessions: Sewing for Victory + Wardrobe Revamp

I’m an incredibly obsessive person. There are big obsessive interest cycles (ex: sewing, fashion theory) and then there are minor little hot burning obsession cycles. Currently I’m in the grips of two minor obsessions: figuring out and collecting the full series of the Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences books and pamphlets, and WW2 sewing trends related to rationing, mending and “remodeling” old clothing. 329 more words

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thank you!

Just a quick post to say a massive thank you for all your lovely comments about my ‘twelve-years-in-making-scrappy-quilt’ (I really need to think of a catchier title :) ) 97 more words

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gold leaf monogram pillow

I’m slightly obsessed with gold leaf.  I’ve been using it on a variety of projects lately.

So, when my good friend asked me to make a pillow and have it monogramed for her to give as a gift,  I agreed and started thinking about the simple project.   370 more words

Tip of the Week: Wash Your Hands!! Yes, really! #tipoftheweek

It may have been few years since someone has told you about the importance of washing your hands, but that is what our tip this week is all about. 117 more words


Think Sewing - Think Electronics

This was my Valentine’s day project which has taken a while to blog about, but I thought it was one of my sewing projects that others may be interested in. 379 more words

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New Look 6291 Changing in public at the beach!

I saw The Undress and decided that I could make something similar for less. At the time they didn’t have a petite size and I also did not like how the sides sag. 418 more words

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