Category Archives: Sewing

Choir Stole Pattern Creation

In response to some recent inquiries, I am currently working on the Choir Stole pattern, so that it would be a PDF, and printable.  I’m sorry that I was not able to do this in the time frame to fill … Continue reading

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Marine Series #3 Complete!

I’m on a roll this weekend.  I just finished quilting the last few sections of Hingham Holiday, my third in a series of marine-related quilts.  Thanks to some good music and podcasts on my iPod, I’ve managed to finish.  I … Continue reading

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Salumi Startup

Here is a collection of my acquisitions this fall, in preparation for meat curing.  I got a Frigidaire 42 bottle wine fridge, a hygrometer, Salumi, Ruhlman & Polcyn’s new book, a skin-on ham (for practice), and a boned lamb leg … Continue reading

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Finally Quilting Hingham Holiday

This morning I am in the studio, after suddenly not having a commitment of my time.  After some espresso, I’ve managed to sandwich and “bind” my third Marine Series quilt, titled Hingham Holiday.  (I generally do a “pillowcase” edge for … Continue reading

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Marine Series: Dram Completed!

I am pleased that this quilt is finally finished.  I need to make a new label, since I created a label in 2011, but it’s well into 2012 now that this is ready to hang on a wall.  My final … Continue reading

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New Gym Bag

You have a busy life, and getting regular exercise is important.  You want to remove as many obstacles from getting exercise as you can, so your exercise is a ROUTINE and REGULAR, rather than OCCASIONAL.  Exercise must fit into your … Continue reading

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Marine Series #3 – Hingham Holiday Top Complete

Having a clean workspace is inspiring.  Maybe there is something to that old saw about having a clean area means you can think more clearly, or work better.  Whatever the case may be, I managed to finish sewing together the … Continue reading

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For a cute baby near me

So someone is screaming loudly, causing a racket, making everyone feel nervous, causing people from far and wide to stare…..   The next thing you know, our screamer is wrapped up tightly, with arms pinned to sides, and suddenly the screaming … Continue reading

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Studio Improved…

There will be only “After” pictures here, as I’m too embarrassed by the state of this room before, but a few of my good friends and family have seen the piles of crap, I mean stuff, that were all over … Continue reading

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Work in the Studio, without any Sewing

We are in the midst of some remodeling here, to the living room and the kitchen, changing the way we store some things.  When we were ordering book cases and cabinets to be delivered, I ordered a large bookcase-y thing … Continue reading

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