Yearly Archives: 2019

Meetup | May Goals

Meetup | May Goals

And so, it’s May! Thank goodness this is the third year of the cycle where I don’t teach May Term! I’ll spend a week totally gone, we’ll be in Nashville for Liam’s graduation, then we’re driving a minivan full of stuff to Chicago to store with family for the summer (THANK YOU COUSIN MARY!!!!), he’ll… Continue Reading

Liam’s Senior Recital

Liam’s Senior Recital

I’ve got some catching up to do!!! Back in late March we all Travelled to Nashville for Liam’s senior recital – Liam played stupendously! The most difficult piece was a Brahms Sonata for Clarinet and Piano that Liam transcribed for trombone and piano, it was truly divine! He then played the Nino Rota concerto and the… Continue Reading

Redlands Sewing Center Preview Day is Wednesday!

Redlands Sewing Center Preview Day is Wednesday!

Coming up this week is the Redlands Sewing Center’s Club and Class preview day, where all the instructors talk about their clubs and classes, showing off the projects that you make in them. This year it’s this Wednesday, May 1st, presentations starting at 10 am, 2 pm and 6 pm. The cool thing about this… Continue Reading

A Custom Set of Hand Dyed Silk Stoles

A Custom Set of Hand Dyed Silk Stoles

The ever awesome web designer Mary is getting married next month!! She asked me to create a custom color palette of light silver and light peach, and then dye 7 silk charmeuse stoles for her bridesmaids and mothers, plus some silver silk ribbon to wrap around the bouquets. Here’s one of the stoles, they all… Continue Reading

April Goals Check in

April Goals Check in

Oh my friends (if anyone still reads blogs…). Life is full of ups and downs, these past couple months have been SUPER DUPER ROLLER COASTERS!!!  Anyway, we’re having to shake money out of non-existent trees to pay our taxes, but they are done in the nick of time! April Goals Inventory April 10   100%… Continue Reading

Meetup | April Goals

Meetup | April Goals

Not much has changed here. A great trip to Nashville for Liam’s senior recital, a lot of stress, little time to blog. I’ve got a show in May, let’s see what I can do to get me there: March Goals New Pillows for Living Room February 28 100% Wheat Pillow for Grace February 28 100%… Continue Reading

Meetup | March Goals

Meetup | March Goals

It has literally been a month since my last blog post. I’ve been doing a bit of Candied Fabrics stuff, but to say that life is overwhelming right now is pretty much right on the money. So much is going on, I’m just trying to keep my head about water! New Pillows for Living Room… Continue Reading

February Goal Check-in

February Goal Check-in

February Goals I am SOOOOO happy to finally cross the new living room pillows off my list, they’ve been there for a looooooonnnngggg time!  And something else that didn’t even make it onto the list but I’ve needed to do since before Christmas is Grace’s wheat pillow! So glad that’s done!! Now that she’s seen… Continue Reading