Monthly Archives: March 2011

Summer Reverie Blouse and Shorts

I’m sorry that I neglected to post earlier this week. My husband is gone for the week, and I’ve discovered that I’m not as productive when he’s gone. I start to miss him too much, and I have difficulty staying … Continue reading

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Japan Quake Appeal Raffle Winner

Thank you to everyone who participated in the raffle for disaster relief. I used random.org to generate a random winner. Every $5 donated earned entrants a ticket corresponding with a number in order from 1-12. If there wasn’t an amount … Continue reading

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Raffle Update – Two Choices

Since I haven’t gotten any response to the raffle, I’m hoping that offering a choice might generate some donations. I realized that I should have offered something besides an item of clothing to appeal to a wider range of people. … Continue reading

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Japan Quake Appeal Raffle- Closed

Japan has been in my thoughts and prayers over this past week, and I wanted to help in some way, even if small. So, I’m offering a choice of either a dress and matching pouch or a giant beach bag … Continue reading

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The Sound of Music Dress

Some of you may recall a post that I wrote about The Sound of Music last summer (See it here, if you’d like). At the end of the post, I made a remark about the possibility of a future dress … Continue reading

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Purple floral dress for my sister

My new sewing machine and I are getting along swimmingly. Oh, we’ve had our share of misunderstandings this first week, but new relationships always require work. Learning the particulars of a new machine hasn’t allowed me to get too much … Continue reading

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