Monthly Archives: November 2018

Harris Tweed Jacket

In a desperate effort to reduce the size of my fabric stash, I decided it was time to use my second cut of Harris tweed. Yeah, the hand woven, expensive, wool stuff from Scotland. I went through my patterns and

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Photo Monday – Ferry Ride

A while ago, I volunteered to chaperone V’s second grade class to Bay Ridge pier. They’re doing a New York City study this year and that pier has good views of Staten Island and Manhattan. The kids talked about the

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Photo Monday – Kids in Black and White

(Just so you know, V is laughing in that picture. E is not harming her in any way, shape, or form.) I’ve been wanting to get back to working on portraits but getting my models (i.e. kids) to cooperate is

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Thebe Cowl-Shawl Thingy

I just checked and I finished this in August. I got pictures last week… This is the second installment from the 2018 Ysolda Teague shawl club. No, I haven’t knit the first installment yet. I was too busy when it

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Photo Monday – Central Park Take 2

It’s been so long since we haven’t had anything planned on a weekend! M goes into the city (i.e. Manhattan) every day for work but I’m pretty much always in Park Slope. He’s fine with staying in on weekends but

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Yarny Stuff

I have a knitting project and a sewing project to get pictures of. I seriously love both of them but modeling them… Ugh. But yarn doesn’t need modeling! First up is some handspun. I’ve scoured the interwebs looking for the

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Photo Monday – A Tiny Bit of Central Park

Yesterday was a great day for pictures. Sunny, with that beautiful Fall light and gorgeous colors in the trees. It was also race day for M. New York City marathon. We were going to see him in three places before

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