Last year I finally gave up my fight with my Kenmore sewing machine. I had had that creature for nearly 20 years and it progressively gave me headaches (ever have to use pliers to remove a needle jammed in the machine… yeah…). So I did some searching, trying to figure out what I could get… Continue reading EverSewn Sparrow 30 Review
Celiac Awareness Month
May is Celiac Awareness Month. Since some folks don't quite understand this illness, I'd like to share my own info. Celiac disease is serious, it affects about 1% of the worldwide population with many people still undiagnosed. As one who lives with this each day, I'd like to add my thoughts so understanding can become… Continue reading Celiac Awareness Month
Time keeps slipping into the future
It seems like each time I sit down and begin writing a new post, something goes haywire in life, or a new event comes up, or we have to travel for a reason. I haven’t finished any of them and by this point they are all pretty much, well, out of date. If you’ve been… Continue reading Time keeps slipping into the future
Hurricane Harvey and Austin Pets Alive
As Texans who live only a few hours away from the devastation of Houston and the Texas coastline, we experienced much less than what our neighbors have had to endure. However, we shall stand together and help support them in any way we can. As our way of helping, La Peu Boutique is donating 50%… Continue reading Hurricane Harvey and Austin Pets Alive
Studio Organization With A Pegboard and A Little More
For a while now I've been wanting to get my art studio/fiber art office/craft room (whatever you want to call it) organized better. I've had beading tools stashed in IKEA fabric boxes, shears tucked away in my sewing box, cutting rulers and grids tossed in a drawer and paints tucked away wherever I could find… Continue reading Studio Organization With A Pegboard and A Little More
Buying the Proper Tools
I have a confession to make. I did not buy the proper tools for blocking. I went the cheap route and purchased a pack of interlocking kids play mats. They were light, bright, colourful and of course as I said, inexpensive. I use T-pins for blocking. These babies are thick and hold tight to the… Continue reading Buying the Proper Tools
Technology at its best?
Imagine my surprise when I logged onto my site to update and post my latest blog text only to discover my previous posts aren't there! I had been posting from my mobile device, and it seems that was not a good idea. Two fold. 1) the posts don't seem to actually ever posted. And 2)… Continue reading Technology at its best?