2016 Year in Review

2016 was not a productive year by most standards, when it comes to my sewing projects, but compared to the several years prior, it was a great year. I started to thinking about the project list I set for myself for this year, and how much of I didn’t finish. Then, I started thinking of…

Progress during some down time

I don’t usually get to take much time off of work, as we are a small office, and there’s a lot to be done. However, our company has an accrual system for vacation time (for someone that have over 10 yrs in, like I do, we stop accruing at 200 hours until we use some),…

Lost things become found, and pattern stash enhancement (again)

Several years back, my mom gifted with some family heirlooms that she was on the verge of selling. They were ambrotypes of some unknown ancestors. I had carefully wrapped them up, and stored them in the corner hutch in the great room. A couple of weeks ago, I decided to pull them out and look…