Category Archives: General News

A Look at the Inside of a Common Sewing Tool

Sew, have you seen the TV show Sliced? It has just arrived here in La Paz, and we watch it once in awhile. It is interesting to see  things from the inside out. Last week I was sewing, and I dropped a common sewing tool. It shattered on the tile floor. It was old, , much used, and…

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Some Valentine fabric I have had for years, and some Valentines I have given to my love, and some I have recieved.  Listen to Ella Fitzgerald sing to song that is “Our song” My Funny Valentine

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Valentine’s Day, Coffee, What a Combination!

Valentine’s Day is a wonderful little holiday, and it is especially nice for sewing little gifts. Sew I wanted to send Miss Meliss a gift for Valentine’s Day, and I wanted it to be something she could use when she entertains, which she does a lot. So I made the Lazy Girl Designs Suzy purse insert.…

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Some fabric scraps make magic!

Day eight of the juice fast. I am losing weight, I feel good, and my energy levels are high. Sew, here is my Asian Inspired Lazy Girl Lily Pocket Purse. This is the front of the purse. I love the shape and the space it has inside.  Gentle pleats at the top and tiny darts…

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Sewing Again

Hola Sister Sewists! I t has been months since I have written anything. I did not fall off the face of the earth. My sewing machine did not give up the ghost. My tiny, almost 8-year old grandson, Thomas has been fighting the battle of his life against cancer. From August till today, it has…

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Is it a Zebra? Is it a Giraffe?

Is it a zebra? Or a giraffe? Miss Meliss was here for 10 days in May and one of the things we did was go fabric shopping. She asked me to make some tote bags for her friends back in Dallas that were caring for her dogs. We had fun browsing through the forest of…

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Susan Receives a Wonderful Sewing Gift

Susan Receives a Wonderful Sewing Gift! Sew, MissMeliss has been here for ten days without her beloved, and we have had a wonderful time having pedicures, long leisurely lunches, and coffee with some of my friends. She even overcame her childhood trauma of going fabric shopping with me. Well she was choosing fabric for friends.…

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A Few Sewing Themed Gifts I Have Received

Although she claims she has ben traumatized for life by having to stand in line with me in fabric stores as I waited  to have my fabric cut ,my daughter, MissMeliss has sent me some thoughtful sewing related gifts  (as have friends).  And now that I live in Mexico, and she lives in the great shopping mall…

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Susan Cleans Her Sewing Studio

March 28th, Palm Sunday 2010. My new sewing blog is up! And here is something I wrote form another blog that you may enjoy: Today I am going to clean up my studio. No really, I am! After my Christmas frenzy of sewing almost every gift I gave. My sewing room and fabric cupboards were…

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