Category Archives: Sewing Projects

The Shopkeepers Apron

I have lots of this adorable “kids by the sea” and seagull fabric.  I’ve already made some pillowcases with some and I thought it would make a darling apron. I also used some of this fabric to make a bag. … Continue reading

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Beatrice the Dummy

Meet Beatrice, she is my dressform and my darling Richard lugged her out of the storage unit  a few weeks ago to assist me.  I’ve been working on on my Pattern Master Boutique for Knits and getting really excited at the … Continue reading

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Shoulder Princess Shirt with Pattern Master Boutique

I’ve spent the past few weeks working on my slopers for Pattern Master Boutique and Pattern Master Boutique for knits. This software is made by Wild Ginger and I’ve owned it for several years. The software has been updated and enhanced … Continue reading

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Caviar and Omiyage

Sadly this year,  Richard and I were sick for New Year‘s Eve and had to decline the invitation to ring in 2011 with some very dear friends. In the refrigerator sat the yummy caviar that is  a tradition for our … Continue reading

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Wrapped Rope Bowls

Under the “What in the ham sandwich was I thinking?” category comes about 6 yards of “Red Hat” fabric. The following project lends itself well to this fabric, because other then the color combos, you can’t really tell it’s “Red … Continue reading

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An Unforgettable Day with Sandra Betzina

  Sandra’s warmth shines though her beautiful smile   Imagine my delight when I was informed by Sandra’s beautiful assistant Karla Francis that I had won first prize in Sandra’s Christmas drawing!  I have followed Sandra for years and own … Continue reading

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Dolls Dolls Dolls

    I love to make dolls!  I’ve been  making dolls since the 80’s and I remember the meticulous planning that went into it. The first one was a soft sculpture ‘cabbage patch’ type from a McCalls Pattern. How carefully … Continue reading

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