Category Archives: Travel

Put a Cuna Bird on It!

The sewing challenge for the month of April at “The Monthly Stitch” is to “Put a Bird on It”. What would I do? After thinking about it for a few weeks, I came up with an idea. I dug around until … Continue reading

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Sewing in Seattle!

My husband and I took a little trip to Seattle a few weeks ago. We attended the Sewing and Stitchery Expo at the Washington State Fairgrounds. I have never been to a  sewing/quilting expo in my life so this was … Continue reading

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Peruvian Textiles and Machu Picchu!

  My daughter and I went on a short trip to Peru last week. Of course, the biggest attraction was the ancient Inca village high up in the Andes mountains. My daughter hiked 10 beautiful breathtaking miles to reach the … Continue reading

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New York! New York!

Mood Fabrics in New York City! Recently I visited New York City with a friend and we “really did the town” so to speak. We enjoyed five full days of museums, Broadway shows, opera, improv at UCB , sketching in Central … Continue reading

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Handmade Appreciation Gifts!

This blog now has over 350 followers and in appreciation for your support, I’m gifting some items from my store! I’m back from my trip to New York and Boston, and I’m anxious to start sewing and blogging again! On Friday October … Continue reading

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Time to Celebrate! There are 355 followers and it’s time for a few handmade gifts!

This blog now has over 350 followers and in appreciation for your support, I’m gifting some items from my store! I’ll be away on a trip to NYC and Boston, and I won’t be sewing or blogging again until the … Continue reading

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Revisiting The Catalina 40’s Dress

Do you ever look in your closet and wonder why you haven’t worn a particular dress you’ve made? I had some time between editing for Lekala, and doing alterations, to try on a few of those dresses that just stay … Continue reading

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