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Finishing up!

19 Jan

Just finishing up a new sample for a birthday party of 10 this weekend!

Can you guess what it is yet?

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Prep time!!

16 Jan

Getting ready for a birthday party this weekend!!

A panda pillow!! The party will be so much fun!

End of Session Finishes!

26 May

At this time of the year I always feel a little sad.  We are at the end of the school year and all our classes come to an end.  It will be several months before I see these wonderful students again.

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Patchwork Pillow by 5th grader.

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Bean Bag Chair by 5th grader.

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“B S J” letter pillows.

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Glasses case for mom.

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Baby blanket with a dog head attached – very clever!

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Monster stuffie.

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Embroidered bean bag.

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“M” pillow.

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Bean bag.

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Hand stitched coaster front.

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Hand stitched coaster back.

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Completely lined and reversible over-the-shoulder bag.

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Craft tote.

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Woven scarf.

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Knit monster stuffie.

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Slippers!

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Pieced apple hot pad.

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Bean bag with crazy hair!

We’re Back!

2 Dec

Our classes did not meet last week because of Thanksgiving break, but it was fabulous to be back creating today!

Another quilt to donate!

Another quilt to donate!

Starting a quilt.

Starting a quilt.

Working away!

Working away!

More sewing.

More sewing.

Almost done!

Almost done!

Weaving.

Weaving.

Starting a new project.

Starting a new project.

Ironing.

Ironing.

Starting a crochet afghan.

Starting a crochet afghan.

Fabulous Finished Projects!

19 Oct

These students have been working away with such enthusiasm!!

4th grader blouse.

4th grader blouse.

Quilted bag in process.

Quilted bag in process.

5th grader backpack.

5th grader backpack.

5th grader backpack.

5th grader backpack.

Dog Pillowcase.

Dog Pillowcase.

4th grader jammie pants.

4th grader jammie pants.

3rd grader Cat Pillowcase.

3rd grader Cat Pillowcase.

4th grader headband.

4th grader headband.

5th grader headband.

5th grader headband.

5th grader crochet scrunchie.

5th grader crochet scrunchie.

5th grader completely lined book bag.

5th grader completely lined book bag.

First Classes for the Fall

3 Sep

We had a fantastic time yesterday!!  Our fall classes started up and the enthusiasm and excitement running through the studio was like an electric current.

Working on a long-term project.

Working on a long-term project.

Some students are finishing projects started at the end of the school year…

Starting new projects.

Starting new projects.

Other students are working on new things…

Starting new projects.

Starting new projects.

Everyone was having so much fun!

Collaborating.

Collaborating.

I love that the students discuss their project choices and fabric choices with one another.

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Such a fun and fabulous day!

2nd Day of Sewing Camp

7 Jul

It has been totally amazing to see what these students have been creating!  I LOVE working with them!

Hand Sewing - making clothes for little stuffed animals.

Hand Sewing – making clothes for little stuffed animals.

Starting a new project.

Starting a new project.

Snack Time!

Snack Time!

Learning about animation from the college daughter.

Learning about animation from the college daughter.

Hand sewing.

Hand sewing.

Painting our glue batik projects.

Painting our glue batik projects.

Adding paint to our batik projects.

Adding paint to our batik projects.

Painting.

Painting.

An owl purse.

An owl purse.

Close up of the cute owl purse.

Close up of the cute owl purse.

Ribbon braided handle for the owl purse.

Ribbon braided handle for the owl purse.

Bed for her little animal.

Bed for her little animal.

Scarf and little bean bag animal.

Scarf and little bean bag animal.

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