No Sew Quilted Ornaments – my newest obsession

I’ll admit it – I was a home economics class failure. Sewing has never been my thing, and after a traumatic experience sewing a rayon polka dot dress with a peplum (hello, it was 1985 – cut me some slack!) that turned into a night-before-it’s-due disaster (apparently you need to wash fabric before you sewRead more

Friday night lace

Work life had been all crazeballs. Which means I’ve had no life. I’m up at 5am, torture myself on the treadmill, stumble into the shower (all the time avoiding the ankle biting Angus). Wander downstairs (avoiding the death trap that is Cooper), being serenaded by screaming cats (one who clearly has steroid rage). Drop someRead more

Happy New Year

This certainly has been an “annus horibillus“. We’ve lost so many celebrities, dealt with political conflict, and I lost a dear uncle. It has been full of anger and difficulties for many close to me, so I say with pleasure “get yer arse out of here 2016 – I’ve had about enough of you!” ToRead more