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Bow Tie for a Spring Concert

This week is the spring concert at Lloyd’s school. It’s bittersweet, as this is his sixth and last year playing violin in the school’s orchestra. I made a special bow tie to mark the occasion. Break a leg, Lloyd! 

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You Bought Me a Kindle – Are You Crazy?

It was the “BIG” Christmas surprise from my friend Dan – a Kindle. You know, the jaw dropping, shock when you open a gift and have your socks knocked off? Yeah, it was one of those! I love my Kindle – … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve Bow Tie

Maybe I’ve been watching too many old movies lately, but I love when a man dresses up. There’s something about a crisp, white shirt, a tie, and the scent of Mennen Speed Stick that makes me weak in the knees. … Continue reading

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New Case for an iPad

We were recently gifted with an iPad (thanks Dan) and Joe’s been carting it back and forth to work in a makeshift iPad case (see photo below). Once in a blue moon there are projects I work on where my … Continue reading

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Simple Tote Bag

This is a simple tote bag I made with fabric from Denyse Schmidt’s Flea Market Fancy Collection. It measures 15 1/2″ x 17 1/2″, with an inside pocket and generously long straps to allow for bulky winter coat sleeves. This … Continue reading

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Sewing A Fabric Box

It’s been a hectic summer and I’ve managed to streamline my morning beauty routine: a few flicks of a mascara wand, lip stain, and pin my hair up before bolting out the door. I saw some cute fabric boxes they … Continue reading

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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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