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Twin tops

Pillowcase dresses are a favorite thing of mine to make, although I don’t do it very often.  In theory, there are few things easier to make than this.  I say “in theory” because today the process was anything but easy.  User error.  And plenty of it.  Ever have one of those days where you just […]

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All fixed

Phew.  That’s better.  Thanks, everyone who weighed in on my shirt dilemma.  I machine-sewed a seam in the top of each shoulder strap that allowed me to cut off about six rows of crochet from each strap.  That made it more reasonable.  I zig-zagged the seam to make it less likely to unravel, but I […]

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A crafty tale

Once upon a time there was an artsy-craftsy geek-girl who was planning a four-day weekend in the Boston area.  She was just learning to crochet.  She had also recently read a glowing review of a new fabric and yarn shop in Cambridge.  These three facts came together in a craftacular way, as you might imagine… […]

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