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Me-Made May 2020:Post 2

The day began with a Colette Myrtle and a Mouse House Creations Julia paired with rtw socks and Kwik Sew 3881. After being out and about I switched to a Cashmerette Turner, Kwik Sew 3881 and the pair of socks … Continue reading

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Me Made May 2020 Pledge

Once again it is time for Me-Made-May. Thank you again to our wonderful host Zoe, over on So Zo…What do you know? I promise to get dressed. Most of my wardrobe is me made these days. Handknit socks, me made … Continue reading

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Dream Time

Obligatory current event paragraph here. (Yah, let’s just pretend that happened.) What hobby, skill or long lost pastime have you picked up recently? I’ve been addressing long lost WIPs, but I’m about to start a class (EGA lighting round) with … Continue reading

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2020 Year of Mellow Treasures

2019 was big and small. Much of my energy was refocused on doing family things and learning skills I’d long sought. My blog caught the brunt of this as regular posts, just haven’t been a priority. Even reading blogs was … Continue reading

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WIP Woodland Enchantress

Upon finishing up holiday projects, I pulled out my Woodland Enchantress and did a bit of stitching. The comparison to the update picture posted this time last year was disappointing. Not one stitch that I hadn’t placed that day had … Continue reading

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Plans Happen

I made plans. Not real time sensitive plans, actually, I just purchased some fabrics that would coordinate and work with TNT patterns to give me a wardrobe refresh as many of my most loved items are looking a bit worn. … Continue reading

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Knitting Finger

If you are a needle pusher when you knit even blunt needles will leave you a small hole in your index finger. If like me your bamboo needle came off the cable and is being glued necessitating the use of … Continue reading

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Blah Wool Dress

Sewn in October. Having made more than half a dozen Turner dresses, putting on this luscious chocolate wool dress with its lovingly serged seams and double needle finished hems, I was surprised just how blah it looked. I did raise … Continue reading

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MakeNine2019: Overload

Sometimes I think my make 9 should have read make 9 of each category. For instance my list included “Nightgown”  which lead to two different flannel adaptations of the Carolyn Pajamas (Red Roses, Blue Geometric) and this summer nightgown (Butterick … Continue reading

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Big Four

Now that indie pattern companies are blooming like daisies, we have the contrasting Big Four and I ask myself, why I keep buying expensive indie patterns when I can buy the cheap big four patterns (which admittedly I do).  Well, … Continue reading

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