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Gayle Ortiz
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This and That
Its Sunday night, (the Super Bowl is playing and I'm trying to ignore it--I bet there's gonna be a LOT of blog posted tonight having to do with sewing).  It's 6 o'clock in the evening here on the Central Coast of California and it's still kinda light!  Yay!...
This and That
This and That
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Watch the Birdie
I've had a lifelong love of birds.  Some say it might be cuz of my nose...a bit bird-like.  Or maybe it's because I dream of flying. I pin birds on Pinterest, I have a board in fact.  I have two birdbaths in my garden and one is particularly popular with mi...
Watch the Birdie
Watch the Birdie
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Fall Sewing
I had a great summer and early fall, busy traveling and sewing.  We have had a beautiful fall here on the Central Coast of California and now we are experiencing the smoke from the very tragic fire up north.  My heart goes out to the people who have lost th...
Fall Sewing
Fall Sewing
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Happy Accidents, Serendipitous Slips, Marvelous Mistakes...
I don't know where my head was when I cut out my #4 version of  Marcy Tilton's V9171 "lantern" tunic .  I think I wanted to have enough fabric so badly that I tricked myself into thinking I only had to cut one front/side piece.  Not.  It wasn't until I trie...

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Summertime of 2018
I've been absent on these pages since June.  I HAVE been sewing...in several ways, but just haven't had any one thing I thought worth a post.  Hopefully, the sum total of the whole summer will be of interest.  This is a long one, feel free to skip around to...
Summertime of 2018
Summertime of 2018
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A Sewing Vacation~A Class and Some Clean up
Sometimes I like nothing better than to straighten things up.  Clean out a drawer or two, organize a stack of fabrics, it's probably just a chance to visit with my favorite things. One such opportunity came after a recent trip to Oregon for a sewing retreat...

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Summer Sewing
I feel summer around the bend.  Day's are heating up and I have some stash fabrics I'd like to use. I got this quilting cotton in Nova Scotia at a fabric store that was going out of business.  It was something like a dollar a yard and I had just decided I n...
Summer Sewing
Summer Sewing
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A Tetrad of Tilton's
I'm not even sure tetrad is the correct term to use here but I was looking in Thesaurus for a word beginning with "t" that meant four.  This is what I came up with so there it is. Anyway...I'm back on the Tilton sister's train with four new garments, all fr...
A Tetrad of Tilton's
A Tetrad of Tilton's
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Spring Roundup
I've been busy sewing this spring.  I've been trying new things as a result of taking a community college sewing workshop with the delightful Kiki Berrett, a very talented clothing designer and nurturing teacher.   I'm trying to learn some things I've never...
Spring Roundup
Spring Roundup
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Cashmere Scraps Faultlines Vest
I've been working with  Diane Ericson's  Faultlines vest for the last couple of years.  I like it because you can make so many design decisions along the way and fit it after it's made by overlapping the back and side pieces. This one is made using scraps o...
Cashmere Scraps Faultlines Vest
Cashmere Scraps Faultlines Vest
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