Monthly Archives: October 2009

Wolves and Castles

Garzoni I've been researching "Paris in the 1600's" for the fabric art book class.  We are going to make a mock castle to go on one of the pages in the book. I've chosen Chateau de Cheverny for it's lovely … Continue reading

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Fall Colors

Stems_up I've woken up to fall being here with the new colors in the trees.  The reds and golds shimmering in the late sun have been tickling at the edges of my vision, cajoling me to like fall. The birds … Continue reading

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Between Projects

I've been hosting my mother this week.  Not by our choice,but delightful all the same.  She fell down a flight of stairs and fractured her ankle, so we've been working on projects with her leg elevated.  All of my current … Continue reading

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Pockets

Have you ever thought about where your pockets first originated?  When you look at drawings of ancient togas covering Greeks and Romans, they don't have pockets sewn into their clothing. Once you reach the Middle ages, they appear.  However, instead … Continue reading

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Diva

Diva_doll1 Once upon a time, in a land very close, so close it was under your bed, there was a tiny girl.  My sister and I had high spool beds growing up.  They came from my spinster Great Aunt Vevah's … Continue reading

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