Monthly Archives: October 2017

Looming Fabrics

Looms have been sneaking up on me.  First this summer when there was discussion of next year’s camping project for the kids would be weaving the yarn they’ve spun in between.  Then seeing all of the lovely woven projects at … Continue reading

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Birthday Extravagance

I may not have had cake, but my birthday was a doozy this year.  My husband bought me a Brother 1034D serger and my in-laws gave me this Ashford Traveller spinning wheel (a hand-me-down from my MIL, who decided that … Continue reading

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Holding on to the Rainbow 

Last night as I folded O’s rainbow shirt, my husband asked me “How long do you think he’ll be able to get away with the rainbow?”. O is 6.  He loves bright colors, interesting textures, things that sparkle, things that … Continue reading

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Ever Practical

On our first day of waking up to below freezing temps a rayon challis Carolina Mae (Sis Boom Patterns) is on the cutting table.  Because of the close fit Swedish tracing paper is out and old curtains are in for … Continue reading

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Gametime Reindeer

Needed another small project for our monthly gaming session so I dug this out and am continuing my head start on holiday prep.  This is Santa and Reindeer by Bareroots. It turned out the embroidery really would like to be … Continue reading

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Oslo vs Oslo

Having just plain given up on proper photos, this post is brought to you once again by keeping it real complete with frizzy hair, a lack of ironing and soapy kid fingerprints all over the mirror used to create these … Continue reading

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Play It Again Sam

Among the jumbled pile of fabrics upon our guestbed sat some dusty rose rayon jersey.  Much the same as the navy I used for my Oslo muslin it could nicely fill a niche color- and garment-wise.  It had turned out … Continue reading

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