Soma Acharya

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Sew Productive

If you read my blog, most of the time you will find me working on paper piecing blocks.  When I started sewing earlier this year, I started with paper piecing and I am most comfortable with that method.  However,  my friend Marjon, who I met through Flickr, makes beautiful pouches and she encouraged me to make a couple.  I have to say, once I got over my initial fear and.. Read More

Homemade Kitty Bed

Finished bed with Tuffleberry Treestone on it! I started working on making this bed for my kitties in July and finally finished it last week with the help of my husband. Staining the wood on the dining table. It was my very first wood project and I learned a lot from it – I am going to buy an electric sander before my next project.  Sanding wood by hand is.. Read More

Soaps Ahoy!!

Picture of my soaps right after they came out of the molds.  They will darken over time.  I will also trim the side once they harden a little bit more. My little kitchen has been busy lately, soaps, bread, lunch, dinner… you name it!  Usually soap-making is a breeze for me, but this time I had so many roadblocks.  First I forgot that I usually make the lye solution a.. Read More

Glorious Autumn Block Party!!

Temperatures have started cooling down, even here in Southern California.  We are finally out of the 100+ F weather.  There’s a little chill in the air in the mornings and after sundown.  We were in a little town called Montrose last night, and they were showing Back To The Future in a parking lot.  It was teeming with people.  Some of us stayed for a few scenes, some sat down.. Read More