Friday, August 21, 2009

It's not that I'm ignoring my blog...

...but the current state of affairs in our country is causing me to try and read and interpret 1000-page house bills. Suddenly, I can recall the name's of random congressmen from state's I've never even visited. Perhaps the most time-consuming, however, is my new addiction to conspiracy websites such as and (Highlight the link and use ctrl-C if you do not wish to navigate away from this site.)

If you haven't seen The Obama Deception, you can see it in its entirety here

WARNING: Do you remember The Matrix? When Laurence Fishbourne is explaining to Keanu Reeves that once he learns about the Matrix, you can't ever go back?

I'm just sayin'...

Smocked Twirling Dress

This fun dress is for one of the girls' friends. I just used a bodice-type dress and used the entire width of the fabric for both the front AND back of the skirt to allow extra for the pleats. It was very fun and easy. I would reccommend this type of pattern to any beginner smocker.