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Meme link goes to brilliant response to this jackass – Make A&F the  No. 1 brand of homeless apparel.  From the article  “A campaign that clothes the needy and gets revenge on a boorish clothing company — what’s not to like?”

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May 15, 2013 at 2:11 pm

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I would try anything once…

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Well,  almost anything.

This last weekend I worked on two freebie projects.

First, a quilt I promised as a first anniversary present for a good friend and co-worker. It is made up of extra fabric from her bridesmaids dresses. I’m pretty happy with it for a first quilt. This is it spread out on my drafting table. I’m just at the piecing stage.  The hard part is over, right? Right?

le sigh. quilt1



Second project is for a totally different co-worker.  I  love The University of Tampa, it is a big friendly wonderful place.

I turned a favorite Facebook icon she was using into a tote gift bag.  Hopefully I will get another picture of it once other co-workers fill it with goodies for her upcoming chemo sessions.  I wish her all the luck in world.


I love sewing!

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May 13, 2013 at 3:07 pm

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Closet Costumes

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I want to collect some ideas for easy costumes that either come out of your closet or can go into your closet when you are done.

First off, a classic, Isaiah Mustafa ( Old Spice Guy ) the man you wish your man would smell like. You just need a towel, some Old Spice, and hopefully some nice abs.  The preppy sweater and ability to ride a horse backward are optional. old-spice-man-costume

Got a towel but not the abs?

How about Arthur Dent?

DentArthur Dent



You will need a towel, a bathrobe, jammies and a book that says DON’T PANIC. I think an iPad would be even better. I consider the description of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (the book within the story) to be the first description of a pad I had ever read.

I love costumes!




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May 3, 2013 at 3:00 pm

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