Category Archives: kids

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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Foxy Pajamas

The (free) Foxy Pajamas Pattern from On the Cutting Floor has a lot to not recommend it.  There is no getting around that.  It’s free and the pants work up easily.  The facings for the front button and button hole … Continue reading

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Camp Week

It’s camp week for O, which due to construction has meant 4 hours of driving a day of pick up and drop off.  That doesn’t leave much time for crafts, particularly with prep for a bbq and the first day … Continue reading

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OAL2017-Bonus Skirt

Finally done, some day there will be a worn shot of my skirt.    I wore it last Friday and as soon as A saw it she came up to rub herself all over it and tell me breathlessly “Mama!  … Continue reading

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On our way to see Spider Man Homecoming Finally getting a to satisfy my desire to embroider clothes with this jacket, which turned out well. It seems A will even wear this coat, unlike her Molly Bunny Jacket.  Now she has … 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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Little Bunny

Still not quite finished, this is just waiting for embroidery and closures.   The closures, pewter sweater clasps, will be here sometime next week. The embroidery is still being pondered possibly something from some vintage Aunt Martha’s embroidery transfers. I can’t say entirely how … Continue reading

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