Yearly Archives: 2013

One Moment | The End of Audition Season!!!!

One Moment | The End of Audition Season!!!!

If you’ve been reading my blog for awhile, you know my older son Liam is pursuing his passion as a trombone player. As a high school junior, he’s had a LOT of auditions this Fall, and yesterday he had the LAST ONE for this year!!! Hooray! It has taken the efforts of all of us… Continue Reading

December Goals Check-in

And just like that, it’s 10 days til Christmas!!!! First off, I’d like to announce the winner of my hand dyed scarf giveaway: It’s Jane S, who loves my Ocean Surf Scarf!!!  This scarf is already winging it’s way to her house! November/December Goals Pillows for the couch November 24 100% Artist Advent Calendar Guest… Continue Reading

The REAL Studio Tour | Favorite Storage Solution

The REAL Studio Tour | Favorite Storage Solution

Here’s week two in Vicki Welsh’s REAL Studio Tour. This week, we’re all going to talk our favorite storage solutions. For me, it’s covered plastic boxes! Here in Redlands, it’s dusty, well dirty! I open the windows in my studio a LOT, it’s the hottest room in the house. Lots of dirt gets blown in, and… Continue Reading

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A drizzly, but fun, patio class!

A drizzly, but fun, patio class!

Last weekend, Meena, a lover of all things color like me, invited 5 of her best buddies to a patio class. She and her daughter Tashi have dyed with me before, so we all dived right in to dyeing! Each woman dyed 2 (or 3!) silk scarves in one of my many color palettes. We… Continue Reading

The Real Studio Tour | An Unusual Tool

The Real Studio Tour | An Unusual Tool

Here’s week one in Vicki Welsh’s REAL Studio Tour. This week, we’re all going to talk about a non-traditional tool, something that you wouldn’t find in the notions section of a sewing store! I’m afraid my favorite non-traditional tool isn’t very odd, but it sure is useful!!! Over the weekend, I was a quilting a… Continue Reading

Give the Gift of Color

Give the Gift of Color

If you’re like me, you are now scurrying around making and buying holiday gifts. (If you’d like to read about the makers I buy from, I wrote about them here.) I’ve started decking the halls by hanging my stockings underneath and placing my row houses on top of my fireplace mantle and making some fun retro… Continue Reading