Monthly Archives: January 2011

Unreasonable Demand #4: Cold Fusion

Today’s unreasonable demand is courtesy of Mark. Thanks!

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Paper cloth, part 2

Oh, Outdated Sewing Pattern, what are you doing in my life? You mock me with your huge shoulders, your skinny legs, and your jacket bottom that makes even the models’ butts look disproportionately large. Did you seduce me with promises … Continue reading

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Paper Cloth: This weekend’s experiment

So, I’ve ¬†owned the book Stitch Alchemy by Kelli Perkins for quite a while. It’s about paper fabric, which is basically fabric coated with – you guessed it – paper. This is supposed to give the fabric surface paper-like qualities, … Continue reading

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Why home sewing gets a bad rap

I received the new sales circular from Hancock Fabrics. Guess what? It’s Prom Time! Well, it is in the sewing world, anyway, which runs a couple of months ahead of the calendar. This photo from the sales circular is a … Continue reading

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Sweet!

Weekends are my time for experimenting. This past weekend I decided to try a raw edge applique technique, in which I sewed from the back of the piece and then trimmed around the sewing on the front. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Wanted: your unreasonable demands

I like cake. Well, I like homemade cake, or at least cake from a cake mix. I used to bake one every week and take it into the office after having a piece with my hubby. Ah, cake. Today’s Unreasonable … Continue reading

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Unreasonable demand #2, and a pony.

Demands always sound much more unreasonable when you add a pony to them. What do you demand? Say it loud and clear, and make sure it’s unreasonable! Add it to my post comments and I will try to draw a … Continue reading

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Horse Haiku

    Horse of Petoskey Stone tossed smooth Sweet Water gallops toward shore.

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Unreasonable demand #1 – Cookie Dough

I want to hear your unreasonable demands! Either post them as comments to this page or post them to my Facebook page. While I can’t meet them, (’cause they’re unreasonable, right?) I can possibly draw a pretty picture of them … Continue reading

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Yes, I am. Thank you.

This is part of an old joke. But I love it. And I about died when they did an entire skit using this gag on Saturday Night Live.

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