Book Date

This week, I finished A Place for Us. A Place for Us unfolds the lives of an Indian-American Muslim family, gathered together in their Californian hometown to celebrate the eldest daughter, Hadia's, wedding - a match of love rather than tradition. It is here, on this momentous day, that Amar, the youngest of the siblings, … Continue reading Book Date

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Works In Progress

Two items on my Year Of Projects list are to make a new work tote and complete my stitch sampler wrap. This week I worked on both. First, my tote bag. A few weeks ago I saw a YouTube video by Midnight Quilt Show about using stash fabric to create a tote. Turns out, the … Continue reading Works In Progress

Book Date

Happy Monday! It is a happy Monday here-Summer Camp (i.e. Extended School Year) begins TODAY!!! That means back to a routine, which all of us need here at Summer Street. Although I am still reading The Lido and A Place for Us, I also picked up a few more books at my favorite book store … Continue reading Book Date

Cleo #2

Ok, so I was totally going to be a grown up and make a legit muslin of the Made by Rae Cleo Skirt....but, I was/am too impatient. My first Cleo was a great learning experience, but the skirt was too big and did not flatter me. So for my second one, I once again chose … Continue reading Cleo #2