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The dawn of a new age

Oh, there is so much to catch up on!  I was away for a four-day weekend at the shore, which was very nice as it always is, and now I am sitting here looking at laundry, an empty refrigerator, and a handful of projects that needed to be done “yesterday.”  I suppose that is the […]

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Another wrap and a wardrobe question

I am beginning to think that wrap skirts are going to be for the Summer of 2011 what elastic-waist skirts were for the Summer of 2007.  Time will tell, but I’m already off to a pretty good start. Here is the latest, made a few weeks ago to wear to Eamonn’s First Communion. Pattern: Spring […]

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I spaced-out on the Kids Clothes Week Challenge until today (Ever just want to sit next to an open window with a good book and a refreshing drink?  Yes?  Well then, you have the gist of how my week has felt. Forget dragging the sewing machine back up from the basement, I’ll just sit here […]

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Patterns in Polymer + giveaway

Julie Picarello is a talented polymer clay artist with a knack for color, pattern, and texture. Her upcoming book reveals all of the secrets of her brand of mokume gane, and walks you through several attractive projects. Take a peek inside, and leave a comment for your chance to win a copy!

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We had a beautiful weekend here, filled with family, celebrating, day-tripping, and beautiful weather.  Eamonn had his First Communion on Saturday, and on Sunday Neil suggested we take a trip to New Hope, PA. New Hope is just the kind of tourist-trap town Neil (along with the little men we live with) don’t particularly care […]

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Fun with flowers and weeds

Last week, one of the Picture Spring prompts required us to find a dandelion that had gone to seed.  None of mine had at that time, but they did a few days later, and I thought it would be fun to see what kind of images I could get, even though Picture Spring is over. […]

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Wrapped up

Thank you, if you commented on my last post, emailed me, or posted on Facebook.  It meant a lot to me. In flipping through the (many) skirts hanging in my closet this weekend, I realized that they were all in happy floral quilting cottons, funky thrifted bedsheets, or silly novelty fabrics.  Nothing really struck me […]

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