Month: February 2014

#blog

Friday Night

For the whole time I’ve been a computer guy, during my 60 hour weeks, in the days when most of the people I worked with were on the other side of the world and expected to Skype with me at […]

#blog

Redoing

I undid and redid the waistband and the hems of the pants I was making, and I think they will be nice for spring, though I definitely haven’t solved the mystery of the waistband. At this point, I did not […]

#blog

Sarasota

These two pictures appear to be in the neighborhood where my family lived when I was born. The house where we lived was #2, #3 is shown below, and #1 is apparently a sail making company — or was. I […]

#blog

Crafty Update

Where needlework is concerned I have been working on a couple of projects. First, there is a sense in which I finished another item for my Spring 2014 SWAP: the pants from Simplicity 1467. These have an identical waistband to […]

#blog

Hard Work

I like hard work, especially if it’s productive. This is a poster made by a student in a class I spoke to. Today I finished up our marketing plan, attended a nice client meeting at which the Art Professor did […]

#blog

Maquillage

I have a stash of fabrics and a stash of yarn, lots of sewing patterns and books and knitting patterns, and perhaps more craft supplies and cookbooks than I will actually be able to use up during my lifetime. #1 […]

#blog

Simplicity 1467

Here ‘s my two-piece. It was difficult to get the shot, so it’s blurred, but you can probably see the curious effect at the waistband. To my surprise, this skirt has elastic in the waistband. The waistband is quite wide, […]

#blog

SWAP Piece #3

2

Here’s my SWAP piece for the week, and there it is below peeping from one of my favorite jackets. True, the pictures show that I need a better acquaintance with my ironing board, but I like the top. I’m on […]

#blog

Fall 2014 Color Report

Here’s the Fall 2014 color report. In case you forgot, here’s the Spring 2014 palette: That’s three shades of purple (four if you count the berry-like Sangria), four blues, and two grays. Yup, that section of the color wheel is […]

#blog

Wake Up Project

My husband hit snooze on his 2:15 a.m. alarm, and I never got back to sleep after that. Instead, I lay in bed thinking about work until 5:00, when I got up. I think I had some productive thoughts during […]