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McCalls 6436 – A Second Kick At The Can

Hello all,

It’s October 18th and we had our first snowfall here in Southwestern Ontario.  It looked pretty coming down but this is waaaayy too early.  Thankfully, the ground is still too warm for it to stick around.  Here is a quick snap of the backyard as it fell this morning.

First Snowfall of 2015

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McCalls 6436 – A Half Hearted Effort Equals a Mediocre Blouse

Well hello all,

What an unplanned and extended sewing hiatus that was!  I am so glad to be getting back into a sewing groove.

My very small sewing room is in a little carved out niche of our lower level.  It’s lovely and cool in the summer for sewing.  (A bit of a meat locker in the winter, but that is another story).

It is however, adjacent to where my son has built himself quite a man cave with his game consoles, my old computer desk and some even older sofas from my parents.  He is as happy as a clam which is wonderful, but in the summer when school is out, the sounds of the games and the gathering of his buddies had the effect of driving me out.

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