Category Archives: School

Japanese Robe

Fabric: Silk Habotai 8mm- 45″ wide-  3 yards. Pattern: Short Dressing Gown – Sewing Pattern #5247 Year: contemporary Notions: thread, fabric dye, resist, string, paintbrushes Time to complete:  About 3 days. First worn: March 23, 2014 Wear again? Yes! During the … Continue reading

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Refashion Workshop Coming Soon!

One of my favorite bloggers and sewers, Beth Huntington, of the RenegadeSeamstress, is sharing her talents, tips, and tricks in an upcoming Burda Style web-seminar!  One of her specialties is refashioning. She’s very creative and talented and has many wonderful ideas … Continue reading

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Post Number 350!!!

Hello Friends! This is celebratory post number 350! Wow! And amazingly, I have 362 followers (so far) that take an interest in what I do.  I am very happy that I have kept track of  my achievements, be they large … Continue reading

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Fabric Printing and Dying

This is one of the pieces made by my teacher, Tari Kerss, a very talented textile artist. Here’s her website. It’s never too late to learn new things so off to school I go!  I know I will love … Continue reading

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Week 4 Me Made May and then some

This was an awesome week! My husband and I celebrated our retirement with our friends and  colleagues from school, we had a lovely and long overdue dinner together with some of our dearest friends, and my youngest came to visit … Continue reading

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Lavender Floral Shirt Dress

Retirement Celebration Dress Fabric: 100% cotton from Beverly’s half off table (5.00 @ yd.) Lavender Floral Print Pattern: McCalls 6696 Year: contemporary Notions: thread, buttons Time to complete: off and on for the last 3 weeks First worn: May 23 … Continue reading

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Last Day

Friday was the last day of school for me this year. I’m out early because I’m having surgery on Monday. It was hard saying good-bye to the kids. They have been a very enjoyable group of students. One student planned … Continue reading

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