Category Archives: Sewing

Advent: The Coming of Something Important

One of the many joyful things about Christmas is the length in which the season lasts.  Unlike other holidays, with Christmas, we get to bask in the enchantment of the holiday to come for a whooping four weeks!  Full disclosure … Continue reading

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Remember the Remnants

Quick post couch update… Having about 1.5 yard x 2 yard of fabric remaining, I had to make use of this remnant. Since the fabric is specifically for upholstering though, it was a bit of a challenge at first. Alas … Continue reading

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What Can $20 Buy In Today’s Economy?

Would you believe that $20.10 made me the proud owner of a new couch this weekend? Thanks to Joann’s fabulous extra 50% off red tag fabrics sale and a little relentlessness on my part, our old has seen better days … Continue reading

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Old Glory, Old Hobbies

What better way to welcome the patriotism that is to come than with a little at-home red, white, and blue? A red, white, and blue runner to be exact. Here is the break down to how it was created: Step … Continue reading

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The Punch Is In The Pillow

At work today, I introduced a new reading theme to my students– A Question of Value. As an opener for this theme, I had my kids create a collage of people or things they value. Naturally, they got me to … Continue reading

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