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I am an awesome:
I am a stay at home mom with a little boy (3) and a little girl (4 months). I'm currently taking a break from my career working with deaf and hard of hearing students at a college to raise my kids until they are school age. I love to sew, read, sing goofy songs, stick my tongue out at people, dance.
My sewing interests are:
garment, cross stitch
My sewing machine(s):
Brother CS-6000
I am interested in patterns such as:
Simplicity fits me the best, or I just make up my own patterns.

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2010 Round Up of Your Fave How Tos and Sewing from the LT Experience

Posted on December 30, 2010 at 1:24pm 1 Comment

This post originally appeared on my Blog: The LT Experience on December 30th, 2010.



I thought some of you awesome sewists would love to have a round up of your favourite tutorials and sewing projects from Tawny Bee this year.


Top 10 of your favourite LT Experience blog posts from the past year:

(Actually it's only from the last half of the year since I set Google Analytics up in June)



Project Upcycle for Heart and Stroke 2010

Posted on January 31, 2010 at 8:07pm 0 Comments

Many of my readers know that I was born with a heart defect called Tetralogy of Fallot. When I was 3 years old, I had open heart surgery and went into complete heart block. I need a pacemaker now to keep my heart beating. Thanks to the support of my parents, family and friends and the work of the wonderful doctors in Edmonton, Calgary and Winnipeg, I am happy and healthy today at 33. And yes, I have 2 children! I have no doubt in my mind that the… Continue

It Begins (The Ring Pillow)

Posted on December 30, 2009 at 9:14pm 1 Comment

This blog post is taken from my regular blog

The LT Experience. Most of the readers of this blog have followed Team T (Terry and Tawny) through an almost 10 year journey. From two kids living in Speechly Hall at the University of Manitoba, through both our graduations, through a rough time when I went to Calgary, and when I came back to the place I belonged. Through the birth of our two children. Next year we invite old and… Continue

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At 10:34pm on May 22, 2010, Patricia McClain Osborne said…
Hang in there Tawny. Walk away from your projects and take a little break. You will recover from the mistakes.
At 4:52pm on April 13, 2010, Rita Fanning said…
awny, So nice to hear from you. A serger is certainly a treasure to have. I have had mine for over 20 years. I don't use it as often now as I used to. My husband bought mine for me and did lots of research before he purchased this particular one.

While you have a young son, I have two grandsons, one 22 and the other will be 10 soon. I have been sewing since I was preteen. Originally my sewing was primarily clothing, sewing for myself and my kids when they were little. More recently I have been quilting. I have found that when I don't finish a quilting job in a timely manner I don't have to worry about whether it will fit. :)

I have a few more years before I retire so don't have as much time to sew as I would of these days.

I don't remember if my profile states or not but I am from Olympia, Washington. I am not so far from Canada but much further west that you.

Thank you for the welcome and I look forward to hearing from you again.

At 7:42pm on March 18, 2010, Penny said…
Thanks for your comments. My Brown Hobo with O-rings Strap is very roomy..great for shopping day! :D
At 1:18pm on March 8, 2010, Birdie said…
Thanks for the comment Tawny & I agree...traditional would be much better for a country store *L* Have a super good day!
At 9:58pm on February 19, 2010, Jennifer (Jennwith4) said…
lol well, thanks, I'd never heard of her before but I looked her up and she is very pretty. =)
You're sweet. I love seeing the things that you make.
At 3:31pm on February 10, 2010, Birdie said…
Oh how cute that would be! I still have my original raggedy ann doll, and since I'm 37, she really does live up to her name. I practiced with face painting on the fabric this morning before work. That was frustrating and all kinds of fun at the same time! Hopefully today I'll get her sewn up at least and I'll post some pics - good bad & ugly. This time I hope there's no ugly!
At 10:01am on December 31, 2009, Daphne Watson said…
Thanks for the encouragement! Like you said, it is like riding a bike. I'm making a purse for my 11yo daughter out of an old pair of cords now, after a winter break filled with apron and snuggie making. I am having a great time and now my husband is giving me all these clothes to re-purpose - the creative juices are flowing!!
At 2:47pm on December 22, 2009, GiftedGrandma said…
Thank you for you wonderful comment on my bears :O) Don't make many now as it is very hard on my hands and arms. Age maybe :O(
At 1:19pm on December 20, 2009, Emma Taft said…
i have came across the same issues with sewing thicker fabrics or layers.. but i am glad to have someone in the same boat as i am.. thank you so much i am so excited to join this circle!
At 6:44pm on November 21, 2009, Birdie said…
*snicker* yeah it helps knowing you aren't alone. That one nearly brought me to tears too. Boy oh boy! I still haven't worked with it again but I'll try it one day.

About the "noise" I'm bombarded with it! The only time I'm not is when I turn off my car & MP3 player after work. Then it's dead quiet with no sounds but nature (we live in the boonies). It's really really nice. It never lasts long though. I think it's like therapy but I avoid it.

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