Monthly Archives: January 2017

Photo Monday – Sleeping Nature

I had absolutely no inspiration for photography this weekend. No clue where I wanted to go, what I wanted to see. Nothing. I ended up in Prospect Park (again) because E wanted me to watch her skate. After her class,

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Handspun Unleaving Scarf

I’ve been trying to use up some of my yarn stash. It’s verrry slow going.  My handspun yarns are a special challenge.  I want patterns that will use up very last inch, especially when I love the yarn as much as

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Photo Monday – Random

Sometimes, not very often, I see something and I happen to have my camera with me or close enough.  I take a picture or 10 and then, nothing happens.  I might take the time to process the photos but they

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Photo Monday – Intimate Landscapes

I bought a few Craftsy photography classes during one of their innumerable sales and this was one of them.  I managed to watch all but one video before the holidays.  I hadn’t gotten a chance to practice before so when we were

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Holiday-Everyday Skirt

Right before the holidays, I realized my wardrobe was severely lacking in fancy wear.  I have some cute Summer dresses but nothing for Winter.  I had no desire to spend time and money on something I’d only wear once in

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Photo Monday – From the Cottage

These are from Christmas day at my parents’ cottage.  I’m still exploring the possibilities with the wide angle lens and the lake seemed like the perfect spot… Also, the great thing about all that bright snow is that the sky isn’t

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Pattern Testing – United Dress

Remember the Divided Dress I tested? During that test, the idea of a simpler, less expensive version came up, the United Dress.  (You can either get it for 5$ or join the Jennuine Design Facebook group for an additional discount code.

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