Gone fishin’! As I mentioned in the last post, this March I will take time off from writing posts, and will come back hopefully refreshed in April. Feel free to read my previous posts – there are 340 of them! Meanwhile, I leave you with this awesome portrait of the late Cicely Tyson, photographed… Read More March Hiatus
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Has anyone noticed the tumble weeds blowing around Denver Sews? Well, for those that have been wondering we’ve had a few things come up. For one Kitty, who really was the whip cracker of the group, she kept us all on task and kept us moving forward. Kitty had…
The Ladies Waldegrave painted by Joshua Reynolds, 1780. This image is in the book “Women Sewing”. This painting sits in a museum in Edinburgh, Scotland. —————————————————- When I get writer’s block, this is what you get; random sewing thoughts. There’s plenty of sewing blog material in a folder containing half-written posts; I just cannot seem… Read More Random Water Cooler Sewing Talk
I die a little when a blog post is missed because I’m a creature of habit where this blog is concerned. Being disorganized with the editorial calendar lately has resulted in no interesting sewing stuff to share with you, unless you want to see a couple of miscellaneous works in progress — nothing earthshaking, but… Read More Random Sewing Stuff in Lieu of a Proper Sewing Post
Its 80 degrees outside (hey, it’s February) and I am making progress with this prickly wool melton “Fling Thing”, so wonderfully named by the designer. And, I’m not enthralled. It pains me to have an unfinished item in my possession but I have to put it away for now. It may make me happier after the… Read More Fling Thing Progress: I’m Over it
Happy New Year’s Eve! I would like to list very briefly some happy, some devastating, some interesting things that happened in 2015. My personal life was eventful in the first half of 2015. There was a wedding, a birth and a death in my family – in the reverse order, though. My mother passed away, a… Read More Sewing Shenanigans for 2016?
Today’s task for #blogging101 asks us to identify our ideal reader and address this post to her/him, plus include an element not used before . About the audience: this is a niche blog and my target audience (or dream reader) should be easy; any one of the following, and more, qualify as my ideal reader: 1. One who sews. 2. One… Read More Real Dream Reader, Please Stand Up! Post 4 for #Blogging101
This image has nothing to do with the contents of the post; I just want to include it here for some vintage fashion eye candy, circa 1966. Check out the glorious fanny pack! Today’s assignment from Blogging101 has to do with “saying hello to the neighbors”. That is, find and follow other bloggers. If one is going… Read More Love Thy (Blogging) Neighbor. Post 3 for Blogging U, #Blogging101
Hi everyone! Thank you for the views, likes and comments on my first assignment! For the second post in Blogging 101, our mission is to change or tweak the blog title and “tag line”. For the uninitiated, a tag line is the little collection of words just below the blog title. It’s meant to communicate what a… Read More What’s My (Tag) Line? Second post for Blogging U
To my readers who have faithfully and very sweetly been reading my blog posts: you will see more frequent posts here because I’ve gone and signed up for Blogging 101, a course offered by the blogging software company – WordPress.com – whose platform I use to publish my posts. The posts published while I’m taking this… Read More This is How I Roll or First Assignment for Blogging U.