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2018 Year in Review

The 2018 year in review is going to be different than 2017’s. Last year I had a review of only my wins. For 2018 I want to review the misses AND the wins. But instead of calling them “fails,” I’m going to think of them as “course corrections.” I was …
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Sept18 Plans & Inspiration

The birthstone for September is a sapphire. Did you know that though they are typically thought of as blue, they can actually be a range of colors, even red? The red ones are actually called rubies, but they have the same crystalline structure. Neat! (I geeked out on gemstones when …
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August18 Plans & Inspiration

August used to feel like the death knell of summer. When I was a kid it meant school was around the corner and the days would start getting shorter. But I’m no longer a kid, summer is endless (thank you climate change) and I have been looking forward to the …
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July18 Plans & Inspiration

July has rolled around and suddenly we’re past the midpoint of the year and what?! It’s crazy but it’s true. Should I do one of those mid-year wrap ups that everyone else seems to be doing? Seems like fun. Or maybe I’ll save it for the end of the year? …
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June18 Plans & Inspiration

The June birthstone is a pearl, which is one of my favorite jewelry items. They never go out of style, and wearing them actually makes them better (kind of). Plus they go with EVERYTHING. And now that summer is in full swing (seriously, cold and rainy in May to highs …

April18 Plans

Well, not making plans last month really worked out well so why not do that again this month? The truth is that I’m feeling bogged down by the SWAP requirements and completely uninspired by the signature color of the month, which is diamond. Like El Husbando recently challenged over our …

March18 Recap

I started March off craving some down time, away from sewing. I’d spent a LOT of time at my machines in January and February and felt like I needed to step away and concentrate on other projects. I didn’t even take my monthly fabric trip up to DTLA! It’s like the …

March18 Plans

After the whirlwind of sewing and lack of blogging the last 2 months, my plans for March are to have little to no plans. I need to get out of the house and sewing ALL THE THINGS doesn’t really allow me time for that. The weather is warming up nicely …
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Feb18 Recap

For the second month in a row, I feel like I spent ALL OF MY FREE TIME at the sewing machine. I have finally started forcing myself to take an hour long lunch break and just stop completely once my husband gets home from work. I don’t know when I …

Feb18 #SigCOTM Inspiration: Amethyst

This month I wanted to take a deeper dive into why I’m doing a color-focused project. I’m the type of person who eats with her eyes. If something looks appealing, I WANT! And by “eat” I mean “consume.” Whether it be food or fabric, beautiful things call to me. And …

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