America’s True Colors?  They’re not red, white, and blue!

America’s True Colors? They’re not red, white, and blue!

This is an interesting tidbit from Spoonflower Fabrics. They surveyed their customer orders and analyzed that the US is decorated primarily in blue with some black and gray mixed in. Read here for their story: America’s Colors Revealed As for me, I find my colors are...
What Side is Your Bread Buttered?

What Side is Your Bread Buttered?

Are you perfectionist? Do you wonder whether your work is good enough or perfect?  Does it need to be?  Does it pay to be a perfectionist? There are times where perfection can make the difference between life or death. That’s why doctors and engineers need to be...
He Embroiders the Air

He Embroiders the Air

I found this interesting article the other day about a new exhibit at the Smithsonian Institute.  It’s a story about a man creating rainbows with just embroidery thread, pushing the envelope of creativity.  Embroidery thread has a sheen to it and reflects the light,...
Tis the Season

Tis the Season

Oh my God!  I still can’t believe it!  While I like to keep my personal life separate and private, those of you who have read a few recent posts by me may have read between the lines that I may be working at a sewing store.  This is true.  And I’ve also talked about...

Coloring Books

When I was a kid, I remember the picture in the Sunday comics and coloring it.  My favorite medium at the time was colored pencils.  I enjoyed coloring.  I never wondered why.  I just accepted it.  And when the Sunday comics were no longer carrying the picture, I just...