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[14 May 2007 | 4 Comments | 3,591 views]

Somewhere in the last few weeks I’ve managed to squeeze in some time to make a whack of needlecases. There’s some of the pink mod and grey mod over in Scout’s shop. The splityarn etsy shop has some blue mod cases and my personal faves, the Balance Bird cases. I had one yard of the Etsuko Furuya print and I made it last as long as I could. The print has been sold out in most places, so I don’t know that I’ll be able to make any more of …

needle cases, sewing, shop update »

[9 Oct 2006 | 15 Comments | 4,225 views]

I spent yesterday afternoon pretending it was fall. I wasn’t feeling well, so I put on some comfy housepants, tucked my feet into some slippers and made-believe the A/C pumping was actually a stiff autumn wind. The truth of it was the temperature was still in the 30s (high 80’s) and we’ve had barely a hint of fall. Not perfect Thanksgiving weather, but a girl can pretend.
A few months back, Mum had sent a care package of fabric and notions that I started sorting out and putting away yesterday. Included …

needle cases, sewing, shop update »

[18 Apr 2006 | 4 Comments | 1,844 views]

If it seems like it’s been forever since I’ve shown a finished object, that’s because it has. I realized yesterday that I hadn’t sat down at the sewing machine since the end of January (that’s the last time I posted anything on etsy too.) For me, that’s crazy. Part of the sewing slack stems from working on the house, but I know there’s a teensy part of me that’s not happy with my office set up. I’ve never settled into this space in a functional way and my desk is …