I've just finished a colorful new blouse!! When I make clothes for myself I like to start with a pattern and then add touches to make it my own (*see bottom). Many years ago I got hooked on the Vogue Individualist patterns - I like their flair and they do require some skill. In this case… Continue reading Make It Your Own
It has been raining cats and dogs all day!! It is that time of year where we are given a glimpse of Spring: warm days that dry your clothes on the line within 2 hours; the planting of peas, kale and other cold weather vegetables. Then we see-saw back to nights near freezing. The… Continue reading Rainy Day Blossoms
We all know the saying: "Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder". I'm sure you heard it while growing up. It is meant to remind us that each person has their own tastes and what one person considers beautiful may not be to another. This difference in attraction also applies to everything around us:… Continue reading Beauty in the Eyes of the Beholder
I'm reading a great book called "Big Magic - Creative Living Beyond Fear" by Elizabeth Gilbert. She writes about inspiration, empowerment, attitudes, habits, ways you approach your work, etc. She talks about the Fear you need and the Fear you don't need and allowing yourself to embrace a creative life. It is not about… Continue reading Does your work love you?