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My Pattern Line

At Sew Expo this weekend, my pattern line debuted at the Pacific Fabrics booth. I had previously offered them at my Craftsy page. But then in 2017, Craftsy was purchased by NBCUniversal and rebranded as Bluprint. At that time, all … Continue reading

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Backyard Flowers

The crocuses, daffodils, and tulips if the front yard are long gone. Now, it’s the back yard that is full of color. There are two kinds of lavender . . . English and . . . Spanish. Two kinds of … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Scrap Quilt

For some time now, I’ve been sewing together small bits of leftover fabric that I collect in zip-lock bags, and turning them into pillow covers and occasionally a quilt top. Some of the pieces are quite small — two inches … Continue reading

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Not So Ugly After All

For the last few months, I’ve been engaged in an ongoing project where I am making a series of blocks using fabrics from my bin of batik fabrics paired with the same background fabric. There is this one fabric that, … Continue reading

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Back to the Studio

Since we got back from Europe, I’ve been so focused on blogging about our trip that I haven’t posted anything about my crafting. I’ve been working on a variety of projects: I finished a pair of socks, I’m in the … Continue reading

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Our European Vacation: What Genuine “Bike Culture” Looks Like

Seattle likes to tout itself as being “bike-friendly.” I’ll admit that it’s better than it used to be. When my husband and I bought our house in North Seattle back in 2009, I wouldn’t have been caught dead riding my … Continue reading

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At the Art Museum: Kehinde Wiley

This morning, Tim and I made a point of heading downtown to see the exhibit of artwork at the Seattle Art Museum by Kehinde Wiley, before it closes tomorrow. I’m glad we went, but I’m also glad we didn’t go … Continue reading

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