It’s a Journey, Even When You Are At Home….

Good Morning!!! I thought I would give you guys a little garden update. I have a new flower garden on the side of my house that is the perfect example of how little steps can lead to something amazing. One day, my friend Carol said, “What do you think about making your side yard aContinue reading “It’s a Journey, Even When You Are At Home….”

How the GG became a NESP** (translation below)

Good Morning!! What Is an NESP??? One of the residual effects of being an educator is my abiding love of acronyms. I just cant help myself. Any time I can make up a word by using letters from other words I am in heaven. So let me translate the title….. Remember the red satiny metallicContinue reading “How the GG became a NESP** (translation below)”

Sewing Sister’s Part Two: Conquering Sewing Intimidation Syndrome (SIS)

Good Morning!! The last time we talked I promised to share more of SS (Sewing Sister) and I tackling the dreaded SIS (Sewing Intimidation Syndrome). As you may remember, the first day was pretty free and easy. We started with a Nancy Zieman pattern (McCalls 7331) and did a lot of Imagineering, Eyeballing, and ColoringContinue reading “Sewing Sister’s Part Two: Conquering Sewing Intimidation Syndrome (SIS)”

A Marcy Jacket Interlude…..

We Interrupt Your Regularly Scheduled Sewing News for a Special Announcement……….. THE MARCY JACKET IS FINISHED!!!!!!!! That’s right ladies and gentlemen. The Marcy Jacket (V9287) is complete!!! This is where plugging away at a project (how many weeks has it been?) will take you. To a happy ending. I don’t know about you, but IContinue reading “A Marcy Jacket Interlude…..”

The Sewing Sisters Tackle SIS (Sewing Intimidation Syndrome) and a Slight Correction

Good Morning! The other day I was at Sewing Sister’s house and she showed me some beautiful fabric she had purchased at Michael Levine’s on her “Rainbird” trip in California. Besides being an oh-so-pretty floral, the fabric was as soft as cocoa butter against your skin. SS (Sewing Sister) talked about making a dress forContinue reading “The Sewing Sisters Tackle SIS (Sewing Intimidation Syndrome) and a Slight Correction”

The Dogs Go To Days Creek and Flannel Remake Update

Good Morning!!! The Blog Dogs were antsy this morning so I took them to my old stomping grounds in Days Creek. When I lived in Days Creek we were close to Bland Mountain Road. It was a great place to take dogs. It is steeper, longer and smoother than the road in Olalla and IContinue reading “The Dogs Go To Days Creek and Flannel Remake Update”