Category Archives: Sewing

Review: “Making Life More Beautiful: A Maker’s Handbook”

For several years I’ve been following Kate Davies’s blog, “Fabrickated.”  London-based Kate has a “real” job, but among other talents, she is a skilled and creative clothing designer/maker with a keen eye for assessing fashion.  Kate’s mission always seemed to … Continue reading

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Aprons

It’s official: I’ve become my grandmother.  My mormor, a farm-raised woman who lived her whole life outside a little town in southern Norway, wore aprons every day.  So do I.  At any time I can be found puttering around the … Continue reading

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Succumbing to Pressure – or Admiration? Envy?

After following the amazing sewn creations and ideas generously shared on the blogs of thornberry and Fabrickated, I succumbed to pressure (okay, it was probably admiration with a generous touch of envy) and dusted off my sewing machine.  Granddaughter F’s … Continue reading

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