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Sketching and Watching Trash

Friends ask me if I’ve seen the latest episode of such-and-such or gorged myself upon the latest streaming series. They’re usually terrified or at least concerned for my well being when I admit to the crap that I actually pipe … Continue reading

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Which One is Pink?

This post is sort of an addendum to my earlier post. It’s the digital cherry on my analog sundae.

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Atomic Warrior V Pink Zeppelin

More fun with Derwent’s water soluble pencils and the Sketchbook from Heaven.

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I Want My RetroTV!

We’re having a little trouble letting go of Halloween at the Casa De Willceau. We had a lot of fun this year building Lloyd’s costume and taking him out on Halloween night. We got a lot of raves and a … Continue reading

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Two For You, One For Me

Another set of earrings made this week.

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The Carpenters

These fellows don’t look like Capewell or any one of his relatives, but they may have been doing work on his house in Southern New Jersey. Unlike the subjects in last week’s post, these guys are smiling. They must be … Continue reading

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Making the Pinball Machine Costume

It has become our tradition of sorts to make costumes that light up and have a coin-operated or vending machine theme. In years past, we have made a a candy machine, a jukebox and a fortune teller. This Halloween was … Continue reading

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Pinball Wizard

This year’s exploration of coin operated machinery – a bowling themed pinball machine. Happy Halloween everyone!!!

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How To Sew A Camera Pouch

I never leave the house without two things – red lipstick and my point and shoot. I recently acquired a new camera, which was smaller than my old one and it’s case was too bulky for my bag. I decided … Continue reading

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Sewing Bows for Sophia

My niece Sophia just celebrated her first birthday, and since a girl is never too young to learn how to accessorize – I made some bows for her hair. These are basically a mini version of the bow tie with … Continue reading

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How To Sew An iPod Case

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Crow Pouch

A friend gave me this terrific crow patterned napkin a few weeks ago.

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The Barber Quarter Ornament

The time period of The Capewell Glass Negative Collection reminded me of a Christmas ornament I made fifteen years ago. In 1995, we bought a rowhome that was built in 1910. It’s a good house in a nice neighborhood, however … Continue reading

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Bow Tie Box

A bow tie should have it’s own storage box!

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