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Sew Expo Recap 2015

It's been quite a month. I've had two family members in the Intensive Care Unit at the hospital for different issues and an incredibly stressful science paper deadline that was compounded by lots of drama from my co-authors. Couple that with an amazing baby girl who just found her legs, and my days have been more than… Continue reading Sew Expo Recap 2015

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Seattle Sewing Saturday Success

What a lovely weekend we had here in Seattle!  The sun was out, and I had the pleasure of hosting all of these lovely ladies in my house.  I can tell you for a fact that our orbicularis oculi were getting a workout! I mean, look at those gorgeous smiles! Since many of them don't have… Continue reading Seattle Sewing Saturday Success

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A Cation, a Crab, and an Alchemist walk into a… Well?

...and I don't have the photo to prove it! Does a meet up really happen if there's no photographic evidence? Last Thursday Cation Designs, Morgan of Crab & Bee, Meris of The Fabric Alchemist, and I met up for brunch at Lola in downtown Seattle.  Cation Designs was in town for a few days, and her visit was the… Continue reading A Cation, a Crab, and an Alchemist walk into a… Well?

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Seattle Sewing: Chatting and Shopping with Sew Maris and District Fabric

Friday, November 22nd I am taking full advantage of my current life as unemployed scientist, enthusiastic seamstress.  It's just after 1:30 pm as I close down my computer, dimming the science paper I've been trying to write for months (years, really!).  I grab my jacket, scarf, and camera, and I hop into my car.  I… Continue reading Seattle Sewing: Chatting and Shopping with Sew Maris and District Fabric

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Wednesdays with Lynda: Sleeves (and Seattle Seamsters Fitting Session #2!)

The next few months I’m sewing along with Lynda Maynard. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I have joined up to learn how to fit using Lynda Maynard's Sew the Perfect Fit class on Craftsy. Here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. Well, this week's lesson was all about sleeves.  I decided… Continue reading Wednesdays with Lynda: Sleeves (and Seattle Seamsters Fitting Session #2!)