Monthly Archives: May 2012

Goose the Cat

Our Siamese has made the bedroom his little hidey-hole for the past several months. He’s scared of Skinny Mini (our black and white cat) – she’s scared of him right back. Yesterday Eric’s friends came over so Skinny Mini was … Continue reading

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Birthday and a Blanket

Yesterday I made a birthday gift for my best friend Jess. Impatient as I am, I couldn’t want until June 1st to give it to her. She loves Spongebob, so I made her a purse! I left the back plain … Continue reading

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Echino Circle Skirt

I couldn’t resist making good use of my Echino fabric from CityCraft. Ive been trying not to hoard fabric, and this 60 inch print was bought with a specific goal in mind – my first circle skirt! Also, two books … Continue reading

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CityCraft Voyage

I’ve been meaning to explore the fabric shop CityCraft in Dallas. However, I rarely have a reason to venture east instead of west to Fort Worth. Eric mentioned CityCraft to me and pointed out some fabrics he thought I would … Continue reading

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Pink Polka-Dotted Loveliness

I finished my first dress for Summer of No Pants! It looks great on the front of the dress form, but the back looks wonky. Well, it fits the real me spot on! If I make this Amy Butler tunic … Continue reading

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My New Dress Form!

After a week of nervous anticipation, my new dress form finally arrived! Here she is: The cats are content with a new empty box to play in, and I have a new toy too! I’ve already adjusted her and added … Continue reading

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Hitting the Sewing “Wall”

Have you ever reached a point where you sewed your little heart out and just couldn’t go on? I feel like I’ve hit the sewing equivalent of the runner’s wall. I got my dress cut and sewn, all I need … Continue reading

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