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Fine Home Furnishings

I love a good Craiglist deal.  Yes, these came from Craigslist.  They didn’t start out looking this good. They retail at IKEA for $199 each. I took a chance on the ugly ones that someone was selling on Craigslist for $35 each.  The price was good and the hydraulic lifts still worked. I brought them…

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Big Ass Purse

I say tote, you say purse.  In either case, I am prepping for snagging loot at the International Quilt Festival in Houston next week, and Reggie Watts is a genius. I went with the Cosmo bag from Amy Butler’s Style Stitches book (note that it is called a bag, to avoid controversy amongst the factions…

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Girl on Fire

It’s rare when a project this amazing falls into your lap.  I got a call from a girl named Isabelle back in April.  She said she had a friend who was looking to have a costume made for comi con in Chicago.  She couldn’t take on the job herself and was looking for another seamstress…

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Jacket 2014

Every year I make a new jacket.  This year I’ve decided that I will teach a jacket (in addition to making myself a Madonna-style blazer)  I haven’t decided where I will be teaching the class, but if anyone is interested, send me an email and I will figure out a location for a class sometime…

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