Monthly Archives: July 2015


Let me tell you where I’ve been the last few weeks. Warning: If you are here for the sewing and cooking, time to click away! Trento This is a city of renaissance statues, lovely architecture, a castle or two and … Continue reading

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Fabric shopping, Venetian style

Why did I wait so long to go to Venice? Have you been? Isn’t it wonderful? I’ll post more travel stuff later. Right now I want to tell you about my fabric shopping. I didn’t find any apparel fabric shops … Continue reading

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Fabric shopping in Venice?

(image source) I have a long weekend coming up in Venice after a conference in Trentino. I know. It’s a tough gig. Fabric is the best souvenir, of course. Any advice for me?

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Zucchini fritters with salmon, lemon slice and orange muffins. All gluten free

Are you lucky enough to have a group of likeminded sewers, creative knitters, crocheting geniuses, embroidery queens and other crafty people to share your obsessions with? I am. And they are fabulous. My group has a very healthy emphasis on … Continue reading

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