My new ambitious project: this dress + this wrap, using the materials above. By mid-February. The wrap involves miles and miles of stockinette, so I may die of boredom before it’s finished. The dress, on the other hand, may prove to be complicated enough that I give up before I even begin it. Does it […]Read More: Ambition
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- I'm not going to write TWiP posts anymore (2022)
TWiP is going away. But I plan to share more short blog posts here. And there will be more tutorials. And more shows-and-tells. You may not hear from me every week, but then again, you may hear from me twice some weeks. Three times, if I'm feeling prolific. I'm committed to keeping this blog active. I'm just finally accepting that a weekly TWiP post is no longer the best way for me to do that.
- TWiP: Purple! (2019)
There is not an overabundance of purple in my life. I more of a green girl, and I appreciate little bits of any color that looks nice alongside green. But purple? I have nothing against it, but I don't go out of my way to surround myself with it. So, it's always a surprise when my weekly mosaic ends up featuring is prominently, like it does this week.
- Vertical Hold (2016)
I designed a shawl and named it after an obsolete TV knob, as you do.
- September Sweater 2013 (2013)
The September Sweater is complete! Come see!! I'll even share my pattern with you :-)
- Production (2012)
My approach to doing production work has always been the same: get excited about an idea, work on
- Charmed (2010)
Ah, the "charm pack." A package of 40-some-odd five-inch squares of fabric, samples of each
- Morning Coffee With Beki Lambert (2009)
Welcome to a (slightly late) installment of Morning Coffee. Hope your week is off to a great
- shiftless (2008)
look at this. it's made with frozen coffee cubes, and mint chocolate non-dairy creamer - an
- Fun With Pits (2007)
I was going to call this post "Fun With Flickr," and that reminded me of my sister. When she was
Word nerd by day. Art and craft nerd by night.
Polka Dot Cottage's one-woman-show.
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