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Organic Marking Tools

Let's face it, not everyone likes working with chemicals of any kind. Some have sensitivities or allergies to contend with. I consider my self fortunate that I don't fall in that category. Some just prefer not to use pens, pencils, crayons, etc on their fabric. I have some solutions for that. Ground Cinnamon A plus… Continue reading Organic Marking Tools

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Westalee Snowflakes; Tips and Tricks

Thinking about snow in October? Some places have already had their first flurries, but I suspect it will be a while before we see any in the Desert Southwest. Thinking about snow in October? Some places have already had their first flurries, but I suspect it will be a while before we see any in… Continue reading Westalee Snowflakes; Tips and Tricks

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November 2nd Project: Microwave Bowl Pot Holders

In my excitement to get these wrapped, I forgot to take pictures. So this is one I made for myself. It's a little smaller than I like, but you get the idea.  I plan on making another one for me.  These little handy pot holders for your microwave make great gifts. There are tutorials all… Continue reading November 2nd Project: Microwave Bowl Pot Holders

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My Studio Makeover

I started thinking about revamping my sewing studio about 6 months ago. The more I thought about what I wanted, the more I put the project off.  Seems to be a running theme in my life, over think the project instead of actually doing anything.  Thunderstorms are common here in July and August so I convinced… Continue reading My Studio Makeover