Au Revoir 2012

This year I

Sewed along with the Sew Weekly

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 With a touch more sewing and refashions

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Tried Shibori (courtesy of Course Horse)
while hanging with some great dames

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Had a career changing experience at
Brooklyn Historical Society

Screen Shot 2012-12-31 at 3.55.15 PMPromaballoona with Oona and the Gang


Spent time with my favorite people
and meet some fantastic new ones


1. Headed Home, 2. Gorgeous Rachel!, 3. Ginger and Oona Pet Patterns, 4. Brooklyn Bridge Stroll

Took pictures of, and in front of,  A LOT of very cool graffiti

1. The “Barbie Pink” Prom Dress, 2. The “Grayscale” Ensemble, 3. The “Three, Three, Three Trends in One!” Ensemble, 4. The “Grayscale” Ensemble


1. IMG_2345, 2. IMG_2347, 3. Tree Woman :: Brooklyn Grafitti, 4. Ignorant People Steal Street Art

I did lots of other great things in 2012. Like taking care of my family and basking in their love, co-chairing my daughter’s school craft fair, finishing graduate school (!!!!!!), landing an internship and tons of other BIG and small things.

Without a doubt, the thing that has most rocked my life this year is the loss of these two very important people.

My Grandparents D&I

Their absence is felt every day, in so many ways. I will never get used to them being gone. Losing them has taught me so much. And I’m still learning. I don’t know what 2013 will bring. But I know that it will contain some good and some bad. And that I will meet whatever comes to the best of my abilities.

I have felt the arms of the sewing community wrap around me in congratulations, support and hardship. I appreciate you all so much!


7 thoughts on “Au Revoir 2012

  1. So glad you had a wonderful year! Congrats on finishing grad school — that is awesome. I, for one, am REALLY looking forward to 2013. Happy New Year to you and yours!

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