Monthly Archives: June 2017

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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Me Made May 2017 Follow Up: Lessons

It’s been a very interesting MMMay.  This might just be my favorite challenge/along.  This is my third year participating and every year in addition to being fun and inspiring, I get something completely different out of it.  Each year as … Continue reading

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OAL2017: Gauge Swatch

OAL2017 is now underway.  This basket represents my progress so far. Given: The arrival of yarn for the Drops Garn Studios Berry Ripple Skirt My desire to make this my vacation WIP The excessively long list of things to do … Continue reading

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