Tag: diy

Post #3188: This is day five

Five days ago was Thursday, the day it became apparent to me that everything I had planned for the next two months was coming off the table. On Friday morning I spent two hours on the phone and Internet cancelling air travel, hotels, and…

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Post #3183: Snowy days

We are getting our annual three days of snow here on Gabriola Island, and since I know it will be mostly gone by the weekend I can say – sure is pretty. (If it were to go on any longer, I would become irritated…

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Post #3169: Another weekend party come and gone

The August long weekend is the date of our annual party at Birdsong. We start on the Friday afternoon and the last guests usually clear out by noon on the Monday. In between there is always lots of food, drink, chatter, and music with…

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Post #3148: The small and the scrappy

I think sewing with scraps week has already come and gone for 2019, but for some reason I’ve been quite captivated with scrap and fat quarter sewing recently. It started with sewing zip pouches out of vintage Japanese fabrics a few weeks ago: Since…

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Post #3131: This week in making

I went into Vancouver yesterday for the funeral of a co-worker who I’ve known for over twenty years. She would have been fifty this month, but has had breast cancer now for several years – and after a long hiatus in which it was…

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