Chunk’s Story – A Survivor, Diabetic Cat…

King ChunkChunk has an incredible life story to tell. He is a true survivor, an orphan, a forgiver, a love, and a diabetic. His life started as a litter of four, abandoned in a box by a dumpster, at 3 or 4 days old. This is where I came into his life and his story begins.

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Corded Bowls

Decorative edges

Making a corded bowl is Fun and Easy to do whether you are a beginner sewer or an expert.  You decide how the bowl is formed, you choose the colors, and if you make a mistake, who cares it just adds a unique character to your creation.

There are many videos on YouTube demonstrating how to make the corded bowls, so I am just going to show you some of the techniques and things that I learned from making them.  The picture above is my second bowl I made, I thought the bowl needed a creative edge so I just played around with it, and this is what I came up with.  It was easy and it was fun.

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Fashion Show 2014

The Atlanta Chapter of the American Sewing Guild celebrated September, National Sewing Month, in style with a Fashion Show. All the fashions were designed and/or made by our talented members. Anthony Williams, Designer, and known from Project Runway Fame, was our guest speaker and MC for the show.

What can I say about Anthony, he is extremely talented, professional, endearing, and HILARIOUS. We all had so much fun!

For those that didn’t see the show, and for those that want to relive the fun, enjoy the following pictures.Anthony Williams

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Fashion Show Invitation

Fashion ShowAnyone in the Atlanta area, you are invited to the Atlanta Chapter of the American Sewing Guild Fall Fashion Show.  September is National Sewing month and we are celebrating in style. Anthony Williams from Project Runway is our guest MC.  All the fashions are made by ASG members, students, and future designers.  I am currently working on a fabulous outfit to model and I will blog about it in the future. For tickets go to this Atlanta Sewing Guild link. The deadline to purchase tickets is this Friday, August 29.

I hope to see you there.

Martina

Red Silk Sheath

Me 3There is something about a simple sheath dress that states sophistication.  The classic sheath can be dressy or casual, but even in a casual fabric it is still classy.

One day at Gail K’s, I was shopping for fabric to make a prototype for one of my husband’s inventions, I found this beautiful red tone on tone silk.  I love silk so I just had to have it, my immediate thought was to make a simple sheath dress, and this is what I came up with.

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