Category Archives: Sewing

Decisions, Decisions

Dear Readers I need your help with my wardrobe. I largely choose my clothes for practicality and function. I’ve never had a flair for fashion. I just made a  cap sleeved dress from $1 thrifted white tee shirt fabric and a … Continue reading

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Thrift Haul

Helping Hands isn’t far from my home but its not along my regularly traveled route so I seldom shop there. Recently I had to pass it so I stopped in for a look around. I’m glad I did. I like … Continue reading

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Holey Socks

One of my resolutions for 2017 is to complete the many unfinished projects in my sewing room. For some time whenever I came across a sock with a hole in it I tossed in in a to-be-mended box. From the … Continue reading

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Resolution update

You already know I’ve been working on hats and mittens. In addition to these I made 11 other hats. I finished a tote bag too. After filling it with groceries I took it to the neighborhood food bank.

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Mega- Thrifting

I took advantage of the MLK day sales and spent the whole day thrifting. In 6 hours I traveled 35 mile, visited 10 stores and spent $49.06. So what did I purchase? I bought 4- 99 cent sweaters at Goodwill. 2 of … Continue reading

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Resolutions #6-9

#6 Read 12 books 12 books might not seem ambitious to you but I read very slowly. I suppose I have some degree of dyslexia. Thought  when I was in school dyslexia if it was known wasn’t addressed as it … Continue reading

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Thrift Report

Just before Lou’s passing ( Thank you to all who posted condolence messages for me) I spent the day thrifting and came home with some timely purchases. The hanging basket will replace this one. I harvested the knobs off the … Continue reading

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