Monthly Archives: April 2007

Feeling Like Blogging

For most of the morning, I debated on whether or not to put up a post today. But, after thinking about it for awhile, I really wanted to – for a number or reasons. First off, I wanted to thank each and every one of you who posted a comment yesterday or sent me an email. You have no idea how much it all means to me and I wish I could do something to show you all my appreciation, but for now I wanted to give each one of you my heartfelt thanks. The second reason I wanted to post today is because I like to – sewing (and now blogging) is something that I love to do and it makes me happy. I am taking it easy today, but am mentally planning a few projects – all of which I will be sharing tomorrow. Thank you all again for your support, stories, and caring.

Disheartening

I know that I mostly blog about sewing (or craftyness) and don’t always post lots of personal things going on with our family. However, since starting this site, I have gotten to know so many of you so closely – my internet family, that I feel like I can share good news and bad. Unfortunately, this time it’s the bad.

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I Blame It On The Timtex

I’ve never really liked working with Timtex – that ultra stiff interfacing that most bags and purses call for. I know that it usually gives a great shape and support to my projects, but it such a PITA to work with. So, why I decided to use it for my Stash and Dash pattern I will never know. This is what my make-up bag looks like right now:

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Instructional DVD

Occasionally, I get books in the mail to read and post a review on my site. The other day, however, I received a package, but instead of an instructional book, it was a DVD – Sally Collins Teaches You Precision Piecing. For those of you who have been reading this site for awhile, you may remember that early last year, I took a quilt class to make this quilt. Since I’ve never had the opportunity to try an instructional sewing DVD before and I had an actual class to compare to, I was anxious to test this out!

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