Catching Up

It has been a bit of an “off week.” Lots of blah-ness going around. Friday afternoon Eric and I headed for Half Moon Bay and drove down Hwy 1 to Santa Cruz. The road trip took about an hour and a half. It was fun. The view was spectacular. We stopped at a historic lighthouse. At the lighthouse, everything North was dark and foggy, everything south was sunny and radiant. I didn’t think about taking photos until after that stop. Here’s Eric driving.

Here’s a photo looking over a cliff toward the ocean. In the middle is clouds/fog and then the sky starts. Amazing, but the photo didn’t do it justice.

Yesterday, was lazy and wonderful. Today, I caught up on some sewing. I have re-purposed thrift store graduation robes into Wise Men finery. Here’s a shot of one of them.

I switched purses. This is one I purchased the summer I worked in Paris. It looks like an old-fashioned doctor’s bag. It is dark green. It makes me have such happy memories!

Well Jill over at Inside My Sewing Box, and I are working on a project. We’d love to have you join along if you are interested. First step, that was supposed to be done a while back is to draft a skirt block. I think we’re hoping to complete that by this Friday, November 14. Next step is to create a skirt from our block. The deadline is Friday, November 28. Believe me, we’ve not been good at deadlines. Jill is preparing for a show, and well, I’m just being lazy. I created a cute icon in Illustrator. It looks quite dated (mid-80s) at least to me, but it is a start, right? I’m having difficulty saving it–so hopefully it’ll be up later.

Peace,

^_^ Katy

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Katy

A thirty-something artist. Married with two cats--Scotch and Sake.

4 thoughts on “Catching Up”

  1. Don’t you love highway 92? I used to drive from FC in the evening for classes at College of San Mateo, near the top of the ridge. With the setting sun behind the mountains, the fog/cloudbanks looked like they were on fire. The mountains had a dusky deep blue cast which contrasted beautifully with the yellow-orange-fuchsia-purple cloudbanks.

  2. Hi Katy, I’m excited to see the icon you made! You can upload that as our Flickr icon if you want 🙂

    I’m hoping to get busy working on that skirt block this week! I’ll try and post about our little challenge as well 🙂

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