Month: August 2018

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DYW Weekend, Day 1

I intended to stop work early today and cut out the jacket, ready to begin sewing tomorrow. That did not happen. I have four garments cut, as seen as above. This was the intended fabric — the teal boucle. Note […]

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HGP Lists Week, part II

More lists for list week! Goodies for Sharing/Gifts. Decide how much needs to be made and divide it between the weeks from now through December 1. Turtle Dove Bars Turtle Dove Bars 2 Gingerbread Snowflakes Financiers Venetians Eggnog Cutouts Grinch […]

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More on Racism

I went to a retreat at the church today. We came up with lots of ideas for how we could use our ministry teams to engage young people and young families. We also heard our main speaker describe someone as […]

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DYW: Fall Looks

It’s time to get our looks planned. Next week we finish up the planning. I have a retreat tomorrow and Organized Christmas begins on the 26th. I know I have an ambitious list of Christmas gifts planned and more work […]

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New Pantone Palette

Normally, Pantone gives us a Color of the Year (Ultraviolet, this year), followed by a Spring fashion palette and a Fall fashion palette, both of which include the Color of the Year. I’ve also seen other palettes for interiors, or […]

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Seamwork DYW: Closet

The next step for the Seamwork Design Your Wardrobe project is to identify the items from your closet that will work with your Fall Collection. I laid out the fabric for the 2-piece print dress and the fabric in the […]

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Racism

11 million white Americans feel “a strong sense of white identity” and “a belief in the importance of white solidarity,” and “a sense of white victimization.” At our house, we’ve been talking about this concept of “reverse racism.” Some of […]