Gathering Threads



    O Canada

    Posted by on Jun 28 2010

    It’s been a couple weeks since I’ve been able to post any thing really new beyond an article update. Between school wrap up and home renovations and four – yes, four! – Christmas articles, I’ve been swamped. I’ve finished a raft of play shorts for the boys but busy as I am haven’t had a […]

    Ebele finished up

    Posted by on Jun 03 2010

    I’ve got a sick boy at home today. After a nice long stretch ear-ache free, I had to claim him from school yesterday afternoon when he came down with a fever and painful ear. We’ve got the routine down pat now since he’s prone to them . He’s also well on the road to recovery, […]

    Barefoot in the Park

    Posted by on May 23 2010

    Thanks to another rainy Saturday, I’ve managed to tick another WIP off the list: a cap-sleeved top and bermuda shorts for my niece. Due to a fairly successful stash diet, that has seen me foregoing new fabric in favour of my existing choices, I’ve made some pretty decent inroads on my stash over the past […]

    Ebele in Progress

    Posted by on May 18 2010

    I’ve been gorging myself on smocking now that my day-to-day job is on summer hiatus. I’ve got several outfits in various stages of doneness – here’s a quick peek at one of my wip’s. It’s my interpretation of the “Ebele” plate that was featured in AS&E, Issue #83 I’ve made a few changes to the […]

    Summer fun

    Posted by on May 12 2010

    Here are a few snapshots of an quick little outfit for my niece that I finished last night. Stanley’s sucking it in a little, because he’s a wee bit too big for these clothes – when I see my niece next I’ll try and get some snapshots of her actually modelling her new duds. The […]