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I am a mother, a grandmother, and a teacher. But whatever happens in my life, I keep sewing. I have worked as a political communicator and now as a teacher in my formal life. I have also written extensively on sewing. I have been a frequent contributor and contributing editor of Threads magazine and the Australian magazine Dressmaking with Stitches. My book Sew.. the garment-making book of knowledge was published in May 2018 and is available for pre-order from Amazon
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Friday, April 10, 2015

Babs gone AWOL: flypaper thoughts


  • The good thing about teaching online is I can work when I am in Florida
  • The bad thing about teaching online is that I am working when I am in Florida
  • Full-time this visit
  • Might be reviewing that for next year
  • Great visit with the son's future in-laws over Easter
  • He has brought new friends into our lives
  • Made a Slip on Suzie once I realized it was not summer in Maryland
  • Made two standard sized muslins for the flower girl dresses
  • This way I can try them on four little girls and see how the basic pattern needs to be adjusted
  • Let's have a shout out for public libraries
  • I belong here and they are amazing
  • Where else in life are there so many super helpful people trying to give you a good time for free?
  • Moved RV parks
  • From the golf cart crowd to the bike riding crowd
  • More room to spread out
  • More our crowd
  • Becoming friends with my dad's best friend
  • Weird stuff happens as you move along
  • Amazing how many things don't matter anymore
  • Was decided in DC that I will be wearing merlot to the wedding
  • As in fabric not being sloppy with the drinks
  • I can do that
  • Lady in G Street most helpful
  • Going for a long skirt thing and a beaded/lacey top
  • That way my head won't explode with the fitting
  • No point in having a mother-of-the-groom with an exploded head
  • Everyone else is taking dancing lessons for the reception
  • My chances of getting the husband to do that are slim to none
  • He is of the generation of men who think dancing has to do with facial expression not foot placement
  • I usually disguise my rhythm by dancing with the kids
  • Those four flower girls are going to come in handy
  • Folks will just think I am an ace grandmother 
  • Corelle dishes are unbreakable until they break
  • Then we are talking a million shatters
  • Started on a second crochet top
  • Just got to watch the how to sew it up video
  • Still snowing at home
  • Not here
  • Off I go