Category Archives: Sewing

Sewing today

I think I am finally settled into my sewing space…I was inspired by checking in on the lovely Camille Roskelley’s blog (sorry it’s been so long, Camille!) and seeing her lovely set up. She is one talented designer. So I … Continue reading

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Wow, this July and August have flown by.  Heres what I have been up to… We drove down to Disneyland for a few days… We camped the rest of the way across to Colorado… We ate in some of the … Continue reading

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Book Giveaway!!

Yes indeed…this is the fun part of moving: boxes, boxes, boxes.  Well, more fun for one lucky reader anyhow! After leaving Stash Books, I ended up with some extra copies of their (*gulp* first time I have written ‘their’ but … Continue reading

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Garage Sale Jackpot!

I am not even sure that I can really speak about my jackpot find today… Starts out innocently enough, right? Hmmm….wonder what is inside….. * gulp * You guys….look at this haul! I know. I’m just staring at them too. … Continue reading

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Garage-to-Studio Conversion D-O-N-E

When we moved into our tiny 1940s cottage two years ago, I had a vision of converting the detached garage into a dream studio space. However, we knew we had to tackle the kitchen first! With that task done, we … Continue reading

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What I know for sure

Back from Quilt Market! What a success! The Stash Books imprint has really gained huge momentum in the short time we have been in print, and our entire C&T list received a great response. And, the whole of market was … Continue reading

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Weekend Work

Mostly work this weeknd but we did get a break for a birthday Party for Anna who just turned one! Finished off her quilt! I had fun designing this using the salvaged pieces of orange dot from Sandy Klopp and … Continue reading

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I’ve been working on this post for awhile now. Today, I spent the day installing all of the insulation in the studio conversion.  Here is what it looked like this morning: And here was the end of the day… Anyone … Continue reading

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My Summer Vacation

Last week we closed the store, I took a few days off of work and went up to the lake for a summer holiday.  Thought you might want to see what we did… Here is the debris outside our cabin … Continue reading

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My 6 year old is sewing!

Oh man, am I a proud mama today? Yesindeedy. A has been eager to learn how to sew…forever. I don’t really know what has taken me so long to teach him. I bought him a new-in-the-box Singer 8280 for $22 … Continue reading

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