Happy 4th of July weekend to my fellow Americans (of ALL backgrounds and nationalities)!!! We are celebrating with a little nostalgia in red, white, blue....and yellow!! What says the 4th and summer better than cookin' on the grill??? These potholders add a bit of spirit to your weekend and are so easy to make! Encase… Continue reading Red, white, blue….and yellow
Have you ever thought you finished all or part of a project but then can't decide if it is really done...or if you should just add one more touch? After adding the collar to my floral and checked blouse the final step to my personalization was the sleeves. As my drawing reflected in the beginning… Continue reading Sleeve A or Sleeve B?
Let's continue my theme for May (now into June) - personalizing your spring sewing. This week I'm still working on the blouse made from one of the beautiful florals in my stash paired with a fresh spring-green gingham. I'm sorry to say we had a death in the family which took precedence over all else.… Continue reading Spring into Sewing: Adding a Collar
We've had lots of rainy days this spring. Much like my floral fix last April, (re-read my post Rainy Day Blossoms ) I've been perusing my fabrics and decided to do something about my summer attire. I am no longer working full time so my closet has been slowly shifting away from business attire to… Continue reading Spring Into Sewing
Spring is all about new beginnings. There are signs everywhere from the buds on the trees, the shoots in the gardens, the early daffodils and crocus to the freshness in the warmer breezes washed out by the spring rains. Birds are back, chirping and singing. But there is also life being created everyday beyond our… Continue reading Celestial Spring