Monthly Archives: June 2017

Bluebird Finish

This was a very enjoyable project.  I feel it turned out so well because the design was so well laid out and the instructions were so thorough along with extra photos in case I was feeling confused.

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Bluebird Morning

My kids slept in. Then they got up and played nicely for two hours in their room. Then came breakfast. This was a first ever. It was so peaceful apart from the loud thumping and occasional scream. Bluebird in Silk … Continue reading

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Shakespeare Meets Denim

Of course vacation meant not finishing one of the two stitching projects I brought with me, but rather starting another.  This had been a dream for some time, before chasing down Emma Congdon’s Literary Quotes, which happened to have not … Continue reading

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OAL2017: Never So Often

This beginning of this skirt has been repeated 8 times now.  This is the first time I got to the end. Unfortunately, it won’t be the last.  This year’s OAL has been filled with (minor) frustrations for me, all of … Continue reading

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OAL2017: Getting It Right

Progress so far on my Berry Ripple Skirt.  It’s turning out nicely and I’m glad I didn’t put it off until last.  Doing this while dealing with kids or watching TV has lead me to frogging many a row because … Continue reading

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Tailfeathers

This little guy didn’t get finished before vacation, but is just a few tailfeathers and feet short of done.  I ran out of white silk so the blue on his belly is starker than planned.  Late night work=crooked work. Grr!  … Continue reading

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Me Made May 2017 Follow Up: Plans

  One of my best take aways from The Curated Closet has been that it is all about the details.  This feels like peeling away a layer of wallpaper to discover a door underneath.  Grasping the cool handle. Tugging until … Continue reading

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