Author Archives: sewberkeley

About sewberkeley

I'm happiest making things.

Autumn and Entropy

It’s been a long and unproductive few weeks (creatively) and I’m trying to accept that’s okay. I did meet a couple of deadlines because I had to, but otherwise seemed to go almost dormant after Labor Day. The fires in … Continue reading

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Abundance, Grace and a long time since the last Post…

While part of me wants to apologize for failing to post in such a long time, I’ve decided to celebrate instead — I want to celebrate the huge amounts of life and creativity and mess and kindness and confusion that … Continue reading

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Observing 746

Here’s a photo from last week’s 746 Observance in my backyard. Missing from the picture are the patient husband, two big dogs, and two very quiet teen-aged boys who got swept up in the positive energy of the day. Here … Continue reading

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An Important Resource for Quilters

It’s been awhile since I posted. Not for bad reasons, it’s just been a busy year, and it gets awkward to just pop up again and carry on, even though I want to…apologies, and here we go: I want to … Continue reading

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Part 4: Simple Piecing that looks Harder

As promised, the final, brief, installment of “What I did on my Summer Vacation”.  Playing with piecing that was easier than it looked. Some of these pictures have been used before, and some of the projects may be from before … Continue reading

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Part Three: Delia’s Birthday Book

First, a little background: I was blessed with older siblings for many years before I realized what a blessing it was to have them. As the youngest of five, born in the first 7 years of the 1950s –  I … Continue reading

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Part Two: Playing with Surface Design

2015 was the Summer of playing with stuff, and that included some “low impact” surface design. Because of travel and other things that were going on, I did just enough of my dyeing and surface design stuff to be happy.  … Continue reading

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