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Ambition

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 […]

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Bribery will get you everywhere

Or, at least to Ohio. I’ll spare you the silly details, but let me just say that this week Neil and I found ourselves at an impasse.  One of us wanted to attend an event in Ohio soon, the other of us (who wasn’t too keen on the Ohio idea) had been jonesing for this […]

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A trio of lap quilts

More Christmas crafting, anyone?  Given how much the four of us like the quilts I made us this fall, I thought maybe some other people on our list would like lap quilts, too.  I made three of them, all roughly 40×40, and all using fabrics I had left from other projects.  This one was given […]

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Secret Christmas Crafting

Ooh, don’t you think it’s hard to keep quiet, when you have been working on something neat, and you want to show it off, but you can’t because it’s a gift, and the intended recipient is within earshot?  I do!  And while I know I should just pack the project up and put it away […]

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One thing leads to another

I got this new book the other day – The Pillow Book by Shannon Okey – with the idea of making throw pillows for my bedroom. I’ve flipped through it a few times before, but today I actually decided I wanted to try one of the projects. This button-enclosed pillow would be cool with some […]

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Today was Wednesday

As, indeed, it should have been. I packed up a big pile of orders, which will be going out tomorrow. I visited a local farmers market and found the first blueberries of the season. And I finished another bag. This one is for you, Jen! And then, because I had more of that main fabric […]

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