Category Archives: sewing

Working for Productivity

The past couple of weeks, I’ve been working on my sewing stack, I’ve started writing a (hopefully) book, I’m fighting this sick bug then that one, and like every other mom on the planet I’ve had a thousand daily chores.  … Continue reading

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Progress Report

My progress report, not a school report.  The goal this year (as in many years running) is to catch up on the sewing stack.  This past weekend I went through the scraps and pulled out all of the flannel left … Continue reading

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Feeling Inspired

Walking through the garment district in New York City was a lot of fun for me.  The rest of the family was mostly tolerating it for my sake, so I drank in a lot through store windows and didn’t pester … Continue reading

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Forward Momentum

Finishing the rug for DD1 gave me momentum to keep going.  The rug from old sheets is finished for DD2 and so is the cotton dress for DD1.  Finishing the dress gave me scraps for a quilt I’m making for … Continue reading

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I Finished a Project!

Friday night I decided to get with it and pulled out a project I started many months ago: a rug for DD1 to take to college, made from two old sets of flannel sheets.  All of the girls’ sheets gave … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up

I finally finished the formal dress for DD1!  I finished it Friday night for the Saturday night party.  Close is still done, and she loved it.  There’s still a bunch of glitter all over the house to get cleaned.  There … Continue reading

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Frugal Endeavors

I’m a bit pleased with myself as I’m almost finished making a pair of laundry bags for DD1 from a set of old twin cotton sheets.  The bottom sheet was worn out, but the top was still decent.  I doubled … Continue reading

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