Monthly Archives: December 2016

And Partridge Makes Three

  A partridge in a pear tree

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Snowflake Tree

Finished Snowflake Tree

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Stitched Kitty

While O loves to jump and run and bounce off the walls, A likes to play quietly often tucking in all of the plushies and any dolls she can find or taking them for walks in her stroller.  A also … Continue reading

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Progress is finally being made on what will be my new ortbox.  One of several items I posted about during WIP Week.  The colors weren’t working for me.  Now  it has all new colors and 4 sides are mostly done.  … Continue reading

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NYC Garment District

Apologies for this post being late.  When I finally got a chance to add the pictures yesterday WordPress was having none of that.  Here is a quick(ish) recap of my recent visit to the NYC garment district. Given:  piles of fabric … Continue reading

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Falling in Love with Linen

Today there were blankets piled half way to the ceiling, but, I didn’t have to pick up a single pillow.  The color of these pillows is even growing on me.  Neutrals are good that way.  This fourth and final pillow … Continue reading

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Pure Jealousy

Robert Kaufmann Shetland Flannel in red with its subtle texturing really shows off in this simple dress.  A simple warm dress in flannel, that is what it was supposed to be.  My first Geranium Dress.  Only I found ways to complicate … Continue reading

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