Papillon Afternoon Quilt Tutorial

Papillon – French for butterfly y someone brilliant and versatile. Well! I would not say I am “brilliant” but I do enjoy my time spent crafting pretty things. Perhaps its more like I possess a certain je ne sais quoi (I-don’t-know-what). Googled Francaise aside- it makes for a great quilt theme, perhaps better than the longarm lady who described […]

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Veiled Butterfly Fascinator – DIY

I am in a no way milliner (and my last name is not Hatmaker, but I love her blog). However, I have over the last few years started a collection of little fascinators from simple feathery clips (purchased and handmade) to more elaborate ones. In honor of a Bridesmaid-theme Girls Night Out, I donned my […]

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Reach & Read: Blind Eye and The Diving Bell and The Butterfly

Two books off the famed book list from my MHA law professor (see the December review of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks). The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life in Death by Jean-Dominique Bauby and Jeremy Leggatt A short but powerful memoir by Jean-Dominique Bauby, a successful man by many measures. […]

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