Hey all! So, I have NOT fallen off the edge of the earth! Life has just happened. Surgery, work, taxes, projects, kids, etc, etc, etc ... I am currently getting ready to do a couple 1 hour long video tutorials on a couple of FUN cute projects!! AND!!! You will see me in the Sew News magazine in the winter!!!  Yes, I'm sewing Christmas attire in April!!! My studio was just missing the Christmas music!!!  Ho Ho Ho!!! It's been nice to be back in the studio so soon after just having surgery. Check out my war wound!! Pretty sweet that an Orthopedic surgeon sewed this pretty little line, isn't it?! (No offense to orthopods, but it is an IMPRESSIVE closure!) Hmmm ... what else … [Read more...]

Recovering from Elbow Surgery

 Well, I have made it 4 days post op! Every day is easier and easier.  Hopefully tonight I'll be able to sleep through the night without getting any pain medication to hold me through. Check my arm out ... it looks like I have a prosthetic arm, doesn't it!!?? Back in the hospital last Thursday, the picture below is my initial blood pressure upon entering the preop area.  Clearly not my normal blood pressure ... it was 143/93!!  WHAT?  The whole time, I've been acting cool as a cucumber thinking that I'm all good and really in a solid mindful place going in to the surgery.  I really did think this blood pressure reading was bad, but then I got to the recovery room ... yeah ... it got … [Read more...]