Category Archives: Sewing Fun

Silk Origami-Inspired Purse

I have always been fascinated with origami. I have also wondered if I could simulate this art in fabric. As a result, I am very happy with the outcome of one of my recent fabric folding experiments. I made this silk origami-inspired … Continue reading

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Patterns and Postcards in the Mail Part 2

I have been behind on blogging lately. The past few weeks been crazy and all my time has been spent helping out family. And it’s not getting any easier because now Christmas is coming up. I am tempted to leave the country for a few weeks … Continue reading

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Patterns and Postcards in the Mail

I haven’t been able to sew lately due to the demands of life but I have been able to blissfully build my pattern stash. One enabling event that allowed me to do this was ThePerfectNose’s Patterns and Postcards swap. It was also amusing to … Continue reading

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Patterns and Postcards Swap

TJ at The Perfect Nose is hosting another pattern swap on her blog and I decided to join in. I participated in her last swap and scored some cool stuff. The summer months have flown by and sadly due to … Continue reading

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New York City Weekend – Fabric & Shopping Part 2

This is a continuation of my last post on my recent NYC weekend adventure. On Saturday, I attended a Kenneth King talk hosted by PatternReview Weekend. Kenneth was very entertaining; I could spend hours listening to him speak. Here is a picture of him and the clown hair … Continue reading

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New York City Weekend – Fabric Fun Part 1

Last weekend was a weekend of firsts for me. Before then, I have never traveled across the country for a sewing event. I have also never been to the New York City garment district nor explored the NYC neighborhoods. This all … Continue reading

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Cool Surprises in the Mail!

Yay- I received 2 packages of goodies in the mail yesterday! It was a very happy day. This was after checking my post office box almost every day for 2 weeks and finding either nothing or junk mail. I had signed up for … Continue reading

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