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Monthly Archives: November 2006

Another Brave Soul

I remember the second night James was home.  He was asleep; I was watching t.v.  A story of a fallen Marine came on; his grieving widow (she couldn’t have been more than 27 years old) was telling his story.  And I fell apart.  I almost always cry when I hear of such a death.  I […]

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Distracted

I should be sewing.  I need to sew.  I have a couple of requests to fulfill, not to mention my own Christmas gift list (I might be dashing off to the mall after all).  But its getting chilly and my crafty neighbor (who rarely gets handcrafted gifts from others) requested a hat for her birthday.  […]

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It’s the Little Things: a Thankful, Joyful Post

It’s in the little things, the joy.  The other day I got to wear heels.  My close friends can attest to my love of all shoes pointy or tall – not always comfy or easy to take care of.  Just pretty.  That’s how I used to like my shoes.  Then I got pregnant, and I […]

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His & Hers

I sewed these "Daddy & Me Sunday Lounge Pants" from a thrifted Nautica flat sheet using the cuts from two patterns: Simplicity 3947 & 4336.  I picked these particular patterns because I liked the wider-leg hem.  I used a 3/4" non-roll elastic tape (instead of the twill tape), and I sewed it directly to the […]

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