The Missing McGree Returns! And I sewed…..

Good Morning! This is Moses. He is Mitzie-the-Sewing-Kitty’s litter mate. I got Mitzie and Moses around 2014-15 while I was filling in as principal for Tri City Elementary. One of the third grade teachers, Natalie, brought a basket of kittens as “writing prompts” for her class. Natalie was a genius! First, she got 8 andContinue reading “The Missing McGree Returns! And I sewed…..”

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…..”

Marcy Jacket Update; a Tearful Confession; and Half of an Upcycle.

V9287 Marcy Jacket Update Good Morning! We have sleeves!!! I feel like the Marcy Jacket is jumping up and down like Pinocchio exclaiming “I AM a real boy!!” Only replace “boy” for “jacket” and you get the gist of what she is saying. She has waited so-o-o-o-o-o long for sleeves. If you remember, the mostContinue reading “Marcy Jacket Update; a Tearful Confession; and Half of an Upcycle.”

Sewing in Your Skivvies and Going Off-Road.

Good Morning! Does this happen only to me? You are working away on a project. You stitch, try it on, check in the mirror and decide to make a change. You stitch some more, make a few more changes, notice a cool breeze, look down and realize you are sitting in your underwear, working atContinue reading “Sewing in Your Skivvies and Going Off-Road.”

With All This Poo There Has to Be a Pony……

Good Morning. There is a story credited to the late President Reagan that goes like this…… A family had two sons. One son was a dyed-in-the-wool pessimist, the other an incurable optimist. The boys’ parents feared that each had an unrealistic outlook on life so they consulted a Specialist. The Specialist came up with aContinue reading “With All This Poo There Has to Be a Pony……”

Suprise!!! We are going on a Sewingjourney…

Good Morning! Pack your bags, we are heading out on a real-live-sewing journey. You will need a jacket, gloves, possibly a raincoat, walking shoes and clothes that can get sandy or wet. Are you excited? When I first thought of this blog I thought, “What if I combined sewing, traveling and buying fabric?” (All thingsContinue reading “Suprise!!! We are going on a Sewingjourney…”

Week 5, Part 2, (or) How I Saved the Marcy Jacket from Self-Destructing in the Wash:

Note: I saw that the pictures from my last post didn’t upload for everyone. I think I have it corrected. If you want to go back to the previous post you should be able to see them. (Especially the picture of Mitzie!) Good Morning everyone! Spring made a pivotal move this week. Daffodils! Nothing saysContinue reading “Week 5, Part 2, (or) How I Saved the Marcy Jacket from Self-Destructing in the Wash:”

Dutiful Sewing and a Car Ride

Good morning! It is 9 am. I am up and have coffee made. Whoop whoop! For a retired girl this is pretty good. Nice thing too, because we have a lot to do today. Being Dutiful First, we are going to tackle some dutiful sewing. A while back I read and started following a suggestionContinue reading “Dutiful Sewing and a Car Ride”