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Oh, Apron!

Oh, Apron!

I have had a decade-long love affair with aprons, particularly those with a modern vintage feel. Thanks to the new job, I got to try out an Indygo Junction pattern. I had the bright circled trim fabric in my stash and then found this great (if old) Alexander Henry Japanese-themed print. I love the combo…

Oh, Apron!
A Wonky Bag to Make

A Wonky Bag to Make

I get Stitch magazine because I love the projects they include. Granted I have more with Post-Its tacked to the page than I could ever find the time to make, but I keep on getting each issue. Love it. The last included this funky messenger bag with a big ol’ hole for carrying on your…

Where’s the party?

Where’s the party?

My friend had the book The Party Dress: How to Sew the Best Dress in the Room sitting on her dresser and I couldn’t help but pick it up. The cover dress was lovely enough but inside? Oh the dresses! I’m kind of a sucker for those frilly, poofy, ultra feminine get-ups and Mary Adams…

Exploring Ashland

Exploring Ashland

I was asked late last week if I could chaperone my son’s high school when they went down to Ashland for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (which is, btw, sort of a misnomer… there’s more than Shakespeare). I agreed and figured I could take the time to do some hand-sewing and explore Ashland for any fabric…

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