My husband finds it amusing that I count years by academic years. I’ve been a student most of my life, though, and got used to planning… Read More »Last Project of the Year: A Summer Tote
To all the friends and family members who have been wondering whether I disappeared from the face of the earth: I want to reassure you… Read More »With One Week to Go, Craft Show Preparations Continue in Earnest!
I love to travel near and far to explore beautiful places. Every now and then, however, I am surprised to discover new gems right in my back… Read More »Getting Into Spring Mode: A Visit to Filoli Gardens
I’m not sure how it got here so fast, but March is upon us already. Spring will officially start this weekend, with the move of the clock. It was a great relief, after four long years of drought, to finally have a rainy winter in California. Not just any rainy winter, mind you, but a record-breaking one at that! Our water reservoirs are now full and overflowing, and our snow-caps are at record deep. We sure needed the water, but many of us were no longer used to the long stretches of dreary, wet weather. Recently, however, the days of rain have started to be interrupted by longer and longer intervals of sunshine, and hints of spring are all about us.
You can get pretty much anything your heart desires in the area where I live. This is courtesy of big ships from China and planes… Read More »The Joy of Shopping at Farmers’ Markets: Sewing Market Totes
Despite all my good intentions, I was unable to finish my mother-in-law’s purse before the school year ended. Some of the distractions I should have… Read More »A Little Late but DONE! The Sunflower Purse is Finished!
In three days the school year will be over, and my sewing season will come to an end. I am looking forward to spending relaxing… Read More »One Last Sewing Project Before Summer: Sunflower Handbag