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20 Oct, 2007

Excuse me while I go all Martha on yo’ @ss

Posted by andrea tomkins in: File under crafty|Oh! Things!


(I’m finally using fabric I bought oh so long ago… !)

8 Responses to "Excuse me while I go all Martha on yo’ @ss"

1 | The Veggie Vixen

October 20th, 2007 at 6:46 pm


Nice to see you this morning through a glass window. :-) I’m your witness that you are working out and loving it. We’ll have to do coffee on Sat morning while The Pea has her class.

2 | The Veggie Vixen

October 20th, 2007 at 6:47 pm


And those are very pretty napkins. I love the fabric.

3 | andrea

October 20th, 2007 at 9:35 pm


omg VV – it was good to see you guys too. Sorry I didn’t come hang out with you guys. I was little Miss Sweatenherfaceoff and was not fit for company. We have to do a Saturday breakfast!

4 | BeachMama

October 21st, 2007 at 6:49 pm


I remember that fabric! Funny, I was just starting to organize my sewing/work table to get going on a few projects around here.

5 | Sharon

October 22nd, 2007 at 12:54 pm


I haven’t sewn since I made Miranda’s Prom dress. Although I do have a pari of my sisters pants to fix. NExt rainy day. Not on a NICE day like to day.

6 | porter

October 22nd, 2007 at 6:33 pm


I hope you do lots and lots more sewing projects and share all your good ideas with moi!

7 | b*babbler

October 23rd, 2007 at 9:03 am


Ooh, so very pretty.

I’m intrigued!

8 | Kristina

October 28th, 2007 at 10:22 pm


Hi Andrea! Just catching up a little, and I had to comment on this one because I laughed out loud at the title. This title = awesome. :)

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