Category Archives: sewing

Variations on the Hand Pillow

Although sometimes it doesn’t seem as though I’m making any headway on reducing my fabric stash, there is one indication that I may be making progress: I am finding fewer pieces of fabric large enough (18″ x 18″) to use … Continue reading

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Kitties and More Kitties

I am just having so much fun making kitties. My husband tells me I’m turning into a “crazy cat lady.” I guess there’s worse things to be!

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Patchwork Kitties

In my quest to put to use the odd leftover strips and bits from past quilting projects, I turned to a pattern in a book I illustrated back in 2011. When I finished stuffing the first one a few evenings … Continue reading

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Two Down

Today, I finished not one, but two — count’em two — projects. Yay me! First, I sewed the buttonholes for the shirt made from this fabric that I purchased at Esther’s Fabrics on Bainbridge Island a few months ago. Then, … Continue reading

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New Curtains

The re-done bedroom is complete (well, almost; keep reading . . .) New curtains on the window. New curtains on the French doors. Especially in the afternoon, the light diffusing through them gives the room a lovely greenish-blue glow. However, … Continue reading

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A Favorite Shirt

I have had this shirt for more than 10 years, and it is something I wear a lot, especially in the summer. It’s not too heavy, not too warm, and goes with a lot of the casual sort of clothes … Continue reading

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