Author Archives: Sewfrench

And to elaborate…

on yesterday’s post. When asked, of all the books I read this year, what my VERY favorite book was, I had to ponder the question. It’s always hard to choose THE BEST when there are so many that just come to you … Continue reading

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Books I loved and not so much in 2016

One thing that I learned this year is that the books I loved most were the books I heavily researched, and studied the reviews, before I invested my time on them. Generally, I saw them on several favorite book lists, not just … Continue reading

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Never arrive with your arms swinging.

That’s our motto. And I am constantly in search of the next best hostess gift. We were invited to our newest neighbor’s home for a cocktail party recently. I searched, and searched, for ideas of something new to bring. We have never … Continue reading

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Carson’s Critters

This was such a fun quilt to make. Partly because I didn’t have to think about it thanks to Dani’s wonderful directions! I do not have an Accucut and I didn’t use Dani’s templates, but instead I used my own Eliza’s … Continue reading

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Press Here by Herve Tullet

 ★★★★★ “Press the yellow dot on the cover of this book, follow the instructions within, and embark upon a magical journey! Each page of this surprising book instructs the reader to press the dots, shake the pages, tilt the book, … Continue reading

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Color Explosion quilt

It started out just playing with leftover Kona cottons on a rainy day, at the cottage. And because my space is in the loft I can just leave it out and add to it when I feel the need to play … Continue reading

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Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

★★★★★ “I created the OASIS because I never felt at home in the real world. I didn’t know how to connect with the people there. I was afraid, for all of my life, right up until I knew it was … Continue reading

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