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In the City: Sewing with Spool of Thread

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This weekend is my much awaited (and very first ever) sewing class! Sure, I took a sewing class in high school, but I very much doubt the draw-string toque sewing project I massacred really counts. All of my sewing projects, to date, have been self-taught. I look up tutorials, I have learned the lingo and my day job involves looking at mixed up stitches and misaligned fabrics. I am not completely inept, but I felt it was time to learn more. What a better way to indulge in a little "professional development" than a class led by the incredibly capable...

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Spring Inspriation

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I have been loving this city! All morning it was pouring rain and as I adventured out into the downtown core, the rain broke, clouds parted and the sun made an appearance! I found this amazing website with links to other craft sites and an entire blog universe I had been wholly underutilizing. Four hours and fifty plus bookmarks later, I was swimming in new craft ideas and projects. I dreamed of making my own yarn from old tshirts and revelled in the thought of sewing clutches to give to friends.  Before I went out for my morning americano, I endeavoured...

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