Category Archives: sewing

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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Getting Back on Track

Spring Break flew by.  The college visits went well and DD1 seems to be a bit more comfortable with the whole deal.  She didn’t really know what to expect of college, and now she has a better image.  One of … Continue reading

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Day to Day

I’ve been making it a goal to spend at least ten minutes each day weeding in my many garden areas and it’s paying off. I still have a lot to do, but the progress is visible as less green (maple … Continue reading

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