Category Archives: Holidays

Alternative Holiday

I’ve been taking time off from the blog to catch up on all of the things. One of the things I’ve been trying to catch up on is cleaning out myriad stuff. My children in particular have a lot of … Continue reading

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Slow December

Happy December Everyone, We really enjoyed the extra week after Thanksgiving. We didn’t do a lot of prep with it, but we did a little. Today is outside lights, removal of Jack-o-Lanterns and planting crocuses day. Preparations are often a … Continue reading

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Stitching In Public

Before/After One month ago today this candle mat went to our game session.  Today it went to the hospital to hang out with me.  This ended up being a much longer chunk of time than I’d anticipated, which allowed 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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Cobweb and Lambs

Spinning continues.  This time at cobweb weight with a lovely violet blue Polworth top.  It’s amazing how much spinning goes into making a very small cop when the yarn is so fine.  Sooner or later some effort may need to … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from the Squirrel Twins

Started in August, these sat for the longest time just waiting to be finished.  I gifted them to the children on Solstice and the children insisted that they be lifted up to hang their squirrels at the very top of the tree. … Continue reading

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And Partridge Makes Three

  A partridge in a pear tree

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Snowflake Tree

Finished Snowflake Tree

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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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Give and Give Again Gifts: Deluxe Addition

Everyone who loves to sew loves to get sewing gifts.  At least I’ve never heard otherwise.  If you found my posts from the last two years  (Give and Give Again Stocking Stuffers for the Sewing Enthusiast and Give and Give … Continue reading

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