Monthly Archives: August 2017

Swish!

I’ve loved the Gabriola skirt by Sewhaolic Patterns ever since it came out but since it requires a lot of fabric, it had been waiting. I finally made it this Spring. I bought two shades of the rayon-linen blend that

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Photo Monday – The High Line

Or, I seem to be obsessed with cattails. (And yes, I’m like a kid, calling out “des quenouilles!” each time I see some.) So. The High Line. We first visited years ago, when we moved to the area. Only the

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Just Pretend It Isn’t Rumpled, Okay?

I’d been wearing it all day by the time we got around to taking pictures… This is the dress I made for Mamie’s 100th birthday party. I don’t tend to make mommy and me outfits but my girls love coordinating

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Photo Monday – Morningside Park

With the girls visiting their grandparents, I’ve been able to explore the city a little more. And, more importantly, take a little more time with my photography (no whining that I’m taking forever!) Last Tuesday, I’d planned on checking out

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If I Can’t Sew…

I may as well spin, right? I actually still have two sewn items to share but they haven’t been photographed yet. Each time I think about doing the whole modeling thing, I shake my head and do something else. ┬áTaking

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Photo Monday – Provence Part 4

Prepare for a blitz! I only had three days of pictures left and no good way to split them up. Only there’s a lot of them. I tried to narrow them down as much as possible so it wouldn’t get

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Worth the Pain

Two years ago, I knit a tank top out of linen. It was a painful experience. I won’t go over it again. But that tank top! I’ve tried a silk-wool tank top before and it got frogged. Itchy against my

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