I sewed a roll brim hat out of a colorful anti pill fleece. Pattern Green Pepper F873 Fabric Anti-Pill Fleece Difficulty Easy & Fast Sew I have a larger than average head (23″ circumference) and I usually have to wear men’s hats (which are rather plain) or settle for hats that are tight and give […]
I sewed a lined vest out of a wool boucle that I bought about 30 years ago. The pattern doesn’t include a lining, but since I was sewing the vest in a wool boucle, I also lined it with a colorful silky polyester. The pattern directions use bias fold tape to finish the armholes and […]
I sewed a cool, breezy trapeze dress for summer. Pattern: New Look 6340 (view A)Fabric: Linen/Rayon blend The Linen/Rayon blend fabric I chose was perfect for this dress and was a pleasure to sew. I sewed View A of the pattern, but since I’ve never cared for back ties, I left them off. I included […]
I used Simplicity pattern 2609 to sew some cool skirts for the summer. I really like this pattern because it is very easy and quick to sew. The skirt fits great and worked well for me when I was losing weight. I also like it because even though it has an elastic yoked waistline, it […]
The Epilogue Book club is now reading “Ironweed” by William Kennedy. We will meet on July 12th to discuss the book.
The Epilogue Book Club is now reading “Lamb in His Bosom” by Caroline Miller. We will meet on May 31st to discuss the book.
This was the second time I read “A Thousand Acres.” So many years had passed since the first time I read it, I didn’t remember many of the details of the story. But as the story enfolded, it all felt very familiar to me. I thoroughly enjoyed the book, but the story is so sad. […]
Biking on the Silver Comet Trail is a wonderful way to spend the day with family or friends. Starting in Smyrna, GA, the Silver Comet Trail spans over 60 miles, running through Cobb, Paulding and Polk counties. By the end of summer 2008, the Silver Comet Trail will connect to the Chief Ladiga Trail at […]
Have you ever finished a book that was so beautifully written that all you could do afterwards is just sit and meditate for a while to let the story settle down into your soul? That’s how I feel tonight after finishing “Breath” by Tim Winton. I didn’t actually read the book since I listened to […]