No Afghan Left Behind

Yesterday the tree went up and as I placed my grandmother's handmade ornaments (crocheted stars and bells from Marian and painted fabric ornaments from Hilda) I wondered about the overflowing…

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When fear becomes ease

Lately, I've been filming my digital course, Sew Clothes You LOVE and just in case that sounds glamorous, here's the truth from my one-woman filming studios. Where cameras teeter on…

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How to Let Go and Allow the Flow of Life
Working hard for our river miles...

How to Let Go and Allow the Flow of Life

I've been on a major learning kick this year.  All receptors open and, honestly, a bit jammed up with all of the information.  Like anything, to save my sanity, I…

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Natural Dyeing with Osage Orange
Various shades of yellow with osage orange due

Natural Dyeing with Osage Orange

various shades of yellow, using Osage Orange natural dye, on cotton and linen This week, I finally got my hands dirty!  I got out those Osage Orange (natural dye from…

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Surrendering to the Season

Sometimes it's so hard to accept that we can only do so much at a time, and yet it's also freeing. The surrender. Surrender...often looks like a kicking-and-screaming-followed-by-peaceful-acceptance cycle for…

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My Grandma Made Me Do It

Well...not made me, per se, but certainly inspired me to do it! Grandma Marian, she's the one I often think of when I think about my making journey. She's the…

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