Archive: Creative Wind Scoop idea for #sailing #sailboat

Saw this on a sailing forum and thought it would be a great sewing tidbit to add to an Encore project list. Looks simple and compact enough….

Another year, another project … and another bathroom update

…storage update later. Eventually Brenda an I will also start our condo sewing projects and recovering the dining room chair seats are first on the list. So I double-checked to…

Miter Saw workbench project and things we take for granted

…granted” reference has to do with sewing and stitching. After working on the few sewing projects that I have tinkered with over the past couple of years, I have an…

Thinking about and planning another sewing project for 2019

…outdoor cushions and Sunbrella covers … or minor sewing repairs. Nevertheless, opted to take some photos/measurements and will get Brenda to give me opinions on fabric and colors — my…

Thrifty souls unite – a snap fix for a broken zipper

…I will good conscience expect an exchange. Sewing in a new zipper is beyond my expertise and Brenda would say her time is worth more that fixing my pants –…

Am I just a cheapskate or secretly a doomsday prepper?

…longer. On Saturday morning I wasted an hour and a half getting out the Sailrite sewing machine and stitching a couple patches to the inside of my work shorts before…

Recovered cushions on newly painted heirloom wicker chairs

…recovering and adding filler to the old cushions as an opportunity to learn a little bit more about sewing — with Brenda‘s Sailrite machine . I’ve tackled a few projects…

Generator, Curtain, Solar and overheating diesel on Encore

…a good idea to know just where I’m going to need to locate mounting points. (see current thinking)   — My “Suzy Homemaker” attempt at sewing a single curtain has…

Curtains for Encore — Just call me Sailor Homemaker

…the tongue regarding “curtains” when I really intended a twisted “Suzy Homemaker” innuendo — Sailor Homemaker (my attempts at sewing curtains). Failed joke aside, I did bring home one of…

Boat generator and securing cage project ready for Encore

…locks (keeps them from rattling), making a longer cord, final fitting and sanding the seat/workbench/fish cleaning board … and sewing the Sunbrella cover … with Brenda’s sewing machine! To the…

A Hamlet-like mortal coil: To sew, or not to sew?

IF … a big IF … I learn a little more about sail repair and “sewing,” I would like to have a few projects to practice on before wasting too…

Palm webOS update went smoothly today

…substantial download and nearly 30 minute upgrade process, I ended up fiddling with a new piping or cording foot that arrived for my wife’s sewing machine. The Palm Pre came…

Archiving article on ‘1000Days’ sailor Reid Stowe

…update today,” Stowe wrote in his web journal, “to take a little time off since my hands are so sore from constantly working, sewing sails and pulling ropes. But I…

Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.
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