Monthly Archives: June 2014

Made for Kids Month Wrap Up

Okay, I admit it.  I fell down a little in the last part of the month.  I was just so tired.  Having souricette 1 at home meant that I got almost no time to myself and I felt myself getting

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Moneta in a Circle

When I made my first Moneta, I already knew I would be making more of them.  But first, I needed to tweak it a little. My first issue was the bust.  I had made a straight size L because I was

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Knitcation Contest!

Have you heard about the contest at Colette?  I wasn’t sure I’d have enough time to make enough Mabels and Monetas to participate so I never mentioned it.  But there it was, in the back of my mind.  And because

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Mabel the Second

I mentioned I’d cut out the pencil skirt when I posted about my first Mabel, right?  Right.  Well, here it is! I used navy blue ponte.  I can’t believe how different this one looks. Like I said before, I’m between sizes

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Made for Kids Month Part 3

So I haven’t had the chat with souricette 1 yet.  I…  just forgot.  I knew exactly when I was going to talk to her about the clothing industry and I forgot. Day 12: The Oliver + S dress that I

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I Don’t Just Sew!

You would think, reading through the past few months that it’s all I do, right?  And to be fair, it does fill up most of my time.  Machine knitting requires blocks of time that I don’t often have.  Hand knitting

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Photo Monday : Ballerina

Souricette 1 had her ballet recital on Sunday.   I love her dance school’s recitals.  They’re short (under an hour!) and all classical ballet.  The owner gives very specific instructions for hair and makeup.  In fact, makeup is optional.  If

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