Category Archives: Sewing & Crocheting

January 1, 2018

For the last several years, Wayne and I have visited a Virginia state park on New Year’s Day. This year–with the bitterly cold temperatures and by getting a late start–we decided to stay a bit closer to home. We drove … Continue reading

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Simple Wonders are Everywhere…. September 3, 2017

I only told a couple of people, but I hadn’t seen the “Mama Cat” for nearly 3 weeks.  After happily greeting me every morning, one day she wasn’t there.  And she wasn’t there the next day or the next; she’d … Continue reading

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WWOWW 2017!

Each January when the kids come back to school after the break, the first week is devoted to our Winter Week of Wisdom and Wonder: WWOWW! Special classes and activities are offered, so it’s a time for the students to learn new … Continue reading

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Sewing the “Barbados Bag” by Pink Sand Beach Designs

I’m still a relatively new “sewist,” but I felt ready to tackle this pattern for a cross body bag from Pink Sand Beach Designs: I liked the look and the size of the bag, and I hoped I would learn … Continue reading

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More Sewing Projects!

Right as the school year was ending, I decided to make some small makeup/cosmetic/gadget bags for my 7 female advisees as end-of-school-year gifts.  Of course I always get good ideas when I don’t have a lot of time to follow up … Continue reading

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