Gnomes: Family Christmas Craft by Ellen and Sarah

…. and magical things that resulted thereafter. My daughter Sarah and her Mom-in-law Ellen made these adorable gnomes with yarn, bead and cardboard cylinder (yes, a paper towel roll) with the highest cuteness quotient. The magic of the crafty gnomes is exalted by Brian Campbell’s professional photography. If you live in or near Southern California… Read More Gnomes: Family Christmas Craft by Ellen and Sarah

“Winter” Wardrobe Staple: Striped, Ribbed Knit Long Cardigan.

What was I doing last week when I missed uploading a blog post? Nothing much — Just played hooky from the weekly schedule. I am apologetic. But, did you really miss the post? Probably not since our online-pervasive lives threw lots more sewing content at you. I’m good with that. Let’s move to what I… Read More “Winter” Wardrobe Staple: Striped, Ribbed Knit Long Cardigan.

Sewing Your Entire Closet. The Nitty Gritty 2: Color Stories I’m “Reading”

Hi, all! If you read my last post, I touched upon sewing in capsules (i.e. each wardrobe piece coordinates with the other in a group of garments). I can almost see you rolling your eyes — not another boring lecture on capsules!  Not boring if you follow color combinations and “stories” in unexpected directions. So,… Read More Sewing Your Entire Closet. The Nitty Gritty 2: Color Stories I’m “Reading”

Its True. I Actually Wear What I Make (Micro Post)

222 words You are reading these words on WordPress, the blogging platform I use.  WordPress is like the Disneyland of the blogging world – the experts are “Happiness Engineers”. The HEs just advised their WordPress users to consider creating “micro” content (under 1000 words) as an option because it might hold the readers’ interest better… Read More Its True. I Actually Wear What I Make (Micro Post)