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Field trip down Wade Hampton

I took my watercolor students to Shinola, a wonderful antique/art/funk shop. The shop owners are very friendly with down-home hospitality. They let us snap reference photos for future watercolors to our hearts content. After, we hopped over to The Fix- a thin green triangle coffee shop with lot of pizzazz. IMG_6185

in the chair room

in the chair room

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love the colors

love the colors

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resident chickens

resident chickens

The Fix at the end of the day

The Fix at the end of the day

Sewing class

I’ve been in a Thursday evening sewing class at Bernina for the last few months. We learned all kind of stitches that I thought were only possible by hand- amazing! I am still a beginner on the machine- but here are some ah ha! samplers we did in class.

freehand!

freehand!

words

words

and a ruffle- I like the fabric on this one too.

and a ruffle- I like the fabric on this one too.