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The Wednesday Showcase

Good Morning All :)It’s a bright, sunny day here in Chicago. Not too chilly, 30 degrees, and getting above freezing a little later today.   I began the day with a task that made me just a little nervous. The vet who did the second surgery on …

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The Wednesday Showcase/Creating Couture Embellishments

As I began my early morning writing today, I wanted to write about all of the things that I am feeling down about. Do you ever have those days when just EVERYTHING seems like a burden and more than you can bear? I think we all do. So rather than sit an…

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The Wednesday Showcase

A very Happy Wednesday to everyone 🙂 In just a bit, I will be off to see the retina specialist for my eye exam. Three years ago I learned that I have moles on my retina and that they had grown. Shocked, I asked what that meant, and the ophthalmol…

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The Wednesday Showcase/Simply Spectacular Sleeves

I am a happy girl this morning, the heatwave has broken, the air conditioner is off, and my doors and windows have flung open!!! It’s going to be a glorious day 🙂 There was a commercial some time ago, I have no idea what it was for, so obvio…

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The Wednesday Showcase

We have a light rain falling this morning here in Chicago. Just love mornings like this. It’s as if peace is being poured out over the city :)You aren’t just seeing things, it’s an actual Wednesday Showcase post! If you don’t know Elizabeth from E…

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A Very Special Wednesday Showcase

It’s hard to believe that another hurricane is barreling its way through the Caribbean with its destination set on the United States. As horrific as Hurricane Harvey proved to be to Texas, this one has the potential to be far worse, a category 5 storm …

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Coming Up This Week

Something rather fun is going to happen tomorrow night, Tuesday, September 5, 2017. At least, I hope it’s going to be fun!!! In case you haven’t heard, there’s a fun internet sewing show called That Sewing Blab which airs each and every Tuesday ev…

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The Wednesday Showcase

What a week it has been…so far! My entire day on Tuesday was spent seeing doctors, ugh! But, all good. The stitches are out of my back, YEA!!! I had intended to come home yesterday afternoon and get this post out, but obviously, it didn’t happen…

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Sewbussted’s Material Witness and The Mahogany Stylist

Once I decided to go after my dream of doing video interviews, I quickly realized that there is a wealth of amazing talent right here in Chicago. If you don’t know The Mahogany Stylist, and even if you do, I think you will enjoy getting to know he…

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The Wednesday Showcase

Today will mark the end of a very special time of my life. For the past 6 years, I have been the president of the American Opera Society of Chicago. I remember running up the stairs to my very first board meeting as president. As my shoes hit each stai…

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The Wednesday Showcase

It looks like the storms will soon be rolling in to Chicago. My Gracie absolutely hates rain, or being wet in any way for that matter, so she is safely sitting behind my chair, tucked into the corner. When Little Bit was still alive, and I would take t…

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The Wednesday Showcase

The smallest gesture can have an enormous impact.My husband and I belong to a ballroom dance club. It’s a little on the Downton Abbey side as the men must wear a tuxedo, the women must wear a formal gown. There are dance cards. A woman is never to…

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The Wednesday Showcase

We had some friends over for dinner last night. They lost one of their dogs a little over a year ago. Her name was Guinness, a great big black lab who lived to the ripe old age of 15. But as any of you who have had, and dearly loved an animal know, it’…

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The Wednesday Showcase

A few months ago, our alderman sent out a notice that we could get free rain barrels for our gardens. When I was a little girl, a number of people in our community would catch rain water and use it for their gardens as well as washing their hair. They …

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The mystery cheap Liberty fabric shop… and a trip to Londontown!

Today, dear readers, we have a mystery… But we’ll get to that in a minute. I just got back from a lovely trip back to the UK, visiting family (who recently moved to London from the north of Scotland), friends and new babies, and, of course, a few fabric shops. My trip kicked off with {…Continue Reading}

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Made Up Initiative- and my pledge

Well hello again!  I am sure that you will have seen the buzz that’s going around sewing blogs caused by Karen as she launched  the Made Up Initiative last week. In case you have missed it, returning from your hols or some such, Karen and Love Sewing Magazine have concocted a great fundraiser, where you pledge a […]

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