The Steampunk Blouse


Actually, taken out of the outfit, it’s just vintage-y, isn’t it?  I had a vision of a delicate blouse with lots of lace and ruffles.  Something edwardian.  When I ordered my fabric though, I had a hard time finding everything

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Project Run and Play – Cosplay Inspired


This week’s challenge is cosplay.  Fun, right?  So many characters to choose from…  But no costumes.  Since I had tons of colorful knit left over from V’s Unikitty costume, I thought I could find one of the ponies from My

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So Much More Than Leg Warmers


Like I said on Monday, I couldn’t let the knits challenge pass by without making something.  I was a little pressed for time so I didn’t want to make something huge.  And, if I’m being honest with myself, I’m still

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Project Run and Play – Nothing But Knits


It’s baaack!  The first challenge is all about knits.  Perfect to finally dig in to some Birch organic cotton interlock I’ve been holding onto.  V declared it would be for her when she saw it so I decided to make

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No Pictures

Last weekend, I had this panicky moment when I realized I hadn’t made anything I could share this week.  Life (code word for kids) put a hold on my creative endeavors and what I did manage to make was for

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Photo Monday – Snow Day


Don’t know if you’ve heard of the light dusting of snow we got in NYC last Saturday?  Right during E’s birthday party…  Two of her friends were too far to make it but everyone else was within walking distance so

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Mended and New


The husband had this sweater he bought from J. Crew.  Grey merino, so soft, and on sale.  It took next to no time for him to wear a lovely hole into one arm. Also one in front that I don’t

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