Production!

Face masks are finished! Ken doll clothes are happening. There is a great disparity in sizes between free online patterns and commercial patterns. Knife sheath attempt after all. Can’t get my domestic machine to sew through the suede leather, even with a leather...

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Studio Update

It’s been busy in my studio! Charlie and I put together more IKEA Besta storage last weekend. This time it was a console storage and a freestanding unit. I unpacked and sorted sewing and quilting supplies before packing them in bins and putting them on the shelves in...

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Happy Monday!

Good Monday morning everyone! Charlie finished painting the first studio wall this weekend. It looks wonderful! I painted 37 year old cabinets and bookcases he’d made for me as a young wife. What a sweetheart! Those cabinets have been used in every home we’ve lived...

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Planning

I'm excited to be planning my new-to-me studio! It's the family room in the basement of our new home. Furniture arrives next week sometime, according to IKEA. But we shall see. With Covid-19 nothing is a sure thing! Whether it comes or not, we won't be ready for it. I...

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My Reading List

Hi everyone! Today I thought I’d take a look in my reading pile by the chair and let you know what I’m reading, why, and what it’s inspired. One book I’ve been paying close attention to is “Creative Time and Space” by Rice Freeman-Zachary. It is subtitled “Making Room...

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