Monthly Archives: February 2015

In Which My Daughter Is a Ham. Again.

I finished this top a while ago.  Ummm, two weeks ago, maybe?  Something like that.  I only managed to get pictures on Wednesday.  Poor souricette 2 was at that stage where you’re so tired you go all loopy.  She even

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Knitting: Done and Not Done

Remember when I asked for help picking yarn for a project?  I didn’t post my choice!  But now, I’ve finished the shawl and you can see how my choice turned out. Recognize the darker yarn?  No?  That would be because

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Photo Monday – Ice

I wanted to go take a walk in the woods. You know, before the snow melts.  I ended up having to shovel the driveway instead.  I spotted some ice on the sides of a stone wall and tried to capture

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Finally

Guess what?  I finally got around to taking pictures of my Peony! So.  I’m not sure where to start.  I keep going back and forth on this dress.  One minute, I’m quite satisfied.  The next, all I see are its

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Haven Acres Again!

When I started the Haven Acres pattern test, this outfit was going to be my fancy one for the tester tour.  It has my beloved Cloud 9 Palos Verde fabric, leftover from this dress.  But then I made the kitty ears to

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Goodbye Max

He hadn’t been himself.  He wasn’t cuddling with me on the couch in the evenings.  He wasn’t jumping like he used to.  We took him to the vet and she agreed with us.  So we said goodbye and he died

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Flip This Pattern : Grow With Me Janey

I’m so happy to be participating in February Freebies!  When I signed up, I went on a free pattern hunt right away.  And I found a really cool Pinterest board!  At the time of writing, there were 459 pins on

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Haven Acres Collection is Here!

With bonus kitty ears! Let’s back up a bit first.  I’ve spent the last few weeks testing the three patterns from Jennuine Design‘s new Haven Acres collection.  I really love it.  There’s a legging pattern, a hat pattern, and a

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Kids Clothes Week Wrap Up

And here’s another Kids Clothes Week done.  I only managed to make one more item since the last post. I hoped I would get two done but I ran out of steam.  Rather than sew too fast and botch things

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Kids Clothes Week Midpoint. Sort of.

This was supposed to go up yesterday.  I had the week all planned out. Make 6 things, 2 for each kid in my family.  As long as I managed to make roughly one thing per day, I would be good.

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