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Gluten-free chocolate scones

So although I mainly mean this to be a sewing blog, I crafted something else today and wanted to share it. We love chocolate scones around here, but I’ve been feeling not so happy after eating them lately. I tried a version of these a couple weeks ago and they were moist but still crumbly, so I wanted to tweak …

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Sewing Again

I’m doing some sewing again! Yay! Although I’d started moving my sewing studio to the garage, I found I just didn’t want to be out there when it is 38° outside. Brr! But I had to get some work done, so my regular machine and a handful of needed things came in last night. In the interest of laziness but …

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Silhouette Contest

So, how much do I want to win a Silhouette CAMEO? A LOT. Here’s a silly contest entry I made yesterday about it.   I pinned it as per their directions, but Pinterest ate the image! So here’s a link to it that I’m adding to the pin.  This would enable me to do so many more awesome things! Here’s …

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Fall Quinoa Salad Recipe

Today I did a little recipe post for a Corn Free Community site that I totally didn’t know existed. It’s part of a larger network of Corn Free sites. We have a Facebook group and a Blogspot site all run by the talented, dedicated Von Young. Being corn allergic or intolerant is rather stinky. Not only do some doctors NOT …

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A costume that wasn’t for Halloween

Here’s my semi-recap on the costume I made in October that had nothing to do with Halloween! I did start doing a spookyish costume for me that I could potentially use this 31st if I get it done. But all the kids’ costumes were purchased this year. Bad designer! Oh well. So as I mentioned, my friend Linda Bair of …

Today update!

Today I am fast and furious sewing a dress that goes on a plane tomorrow! My choreographer friend takes a dance to Barbados, and I’m costuming her. Eek! Totally exciting. I should be sewing instead of typing this. So much work to get done! The dance is based on a novel set in the time of the French Revolution. A …

Getting Inspired and a Guest Blog Post!

Good morning! I am currently hard at work attempting to finally organize myself. I’m working on getting my garage, or 1/3ish of it anyway, set up to be my sewing studio. I had it in the closet of the spare room/husband’s office, and that just isn’t working out for anyone. So to the three-car (for the family with none to …

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Wrap Skirt Tutorial With Pockets

Here’s my first sewing tutorial posted! It’s a really fun to wear wrap skirt with pockets. Super comfy. This isn’t a new thing I just made, however I just finally got everything together and pictures shrunk to web size, so now I can share it with you. Oh, and we’re nearing the end of National Sewing Month. If you haven’t …

Updating.

I am not a dutiful blogger. Yet. I ignored this site, other than deleting spam comments, for six weeks. But I have some upcoming posts, so I’m cleaning house. Updating software. Changing links. If things are awry and you’re actually visiting my site, I apologize profusely. Things will be normal soon. At least that’s the mantra I keep using in …

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Back to School Arg!

August 1st. Last month of summer vacation. Actually, last three weeks! Eep! School starts for us on the 22nd, two days after my Mimi turns 9. I’m not sure I’m ready. For school or for her to be that old! I just saw this eBook promo going on that’s all about getting ready to deal with the whole starting school …