Monthly Archives: July 2010

Another day – another dress

Continuing with the sewing craze — a pillowcase dress.   So cute – so quick – so easy.   Definitely will be making more of these dresses.  Notes:  pattern from the website ‘You Can Make This’  pattern name: Precious Patterns, Simple Pillow Case … Continue reading

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Blue & Yellow . . . with popcorn

Another ‘Sister Smock’ for Laney — this time in light-weight cotton.  Love the combination of blue & yellow.  I just realized that the print on the yellow fabric looks like popcorn (it’s really clusters of tiny white flowers outlined in blue).   … Continue reading

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Sewing progress

It only took re-reading the instructions three times for me to finish the Night Owl Sister Smock — just one of the ‘joys’ of getting older !   I’m pleased with it and think the lime green will look so cute … Continue reading

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Yarn and fabric — back on track

The yarn and fabric at my house have been sorely neglected these past few months — and, I’m laying the blame on my recent love affair with embroidery — that’s my story and I’m sticking to it . . . . .  But, this … Continue reading

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Country roads & a very ‘cool’ place

This past weekend I headed down some of these country roads – going south for a visit with family.  Just look at how tall and green it is along all these two-lane roads — normally this time of year everything is all … Continue reading

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For today . . . .

for today ::   July 16, 2010 outside my window. . .  hot &  humid — but, what did I expect – it’s summer in Oklahoma ! I am thinking. . . of how many blessings there are in my life From the kitchen. … Continue reading

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A Good Summer Read

Purchased this book on a Thursday evening — finished it by Saturday night — all 700+ pages.   By the way – don’t be fooled when you hear this is just another ‘vampire book’.   The Passage has absolutely nothing in common with … Continue reading

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