Monthly Archives: April 2010

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omg i won a prize etc.

So a few days or maybe a week or some time ago not longer than 2 weeks, the Purl Bee had a customer appreciation raffle for their online customers. When I first saw it I thought, eh, don’t bother entering, … Continue reading

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a garment for sleeping

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scanning is fun / planning is fun

  I’ve been rifling through my swatch collection, ichin’ to make myself a new spring/summer top. I’m thinking sleeveless, racerback, colorblocked, bust dart and slightly flared out hem. Basically something for hot, muggy Chicago summer nights. I like a combination … Continue reading

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through a forest a village

[ via new catalogue]  I’ve been a bit absent from grainline lately, I’ve been totally swamped with work, hound and home. Tonight I am taking the evening off to straighten up the apartment and hopefully straighten up my life priorities. … Continue reading

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sunday pork shoulder

  Woah, is everyone checking out that pork shoulder grillin’ up there?!?! This is the doing of our friend Shane who invited a few of us over for his famous (if it wasn’t famous before, it is now) pork shoulder. … Continue reading

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heading south facing into the sun

Wednesday morning I woke up early (around 6am) to pack myself up, leave my kitty behind and head south by rail. I’ve never really traveled by rail before, so I wasn’t really sure what to expect, but I would say … Continue reading

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spring and conceptual art look-a-likes and meat

My block has finally entered into full spring! Somehow I don’t remember all these flowers last spring, but I guess I was a lot busier with school and work and didn’t have as much time to walk around and check … Continue reading

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my own fayne

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things are just getting good

I love when winter starts turning into spring and summer. All of your friends who have been in winter hibernation mode (which is pretty extreme in Chicago) start coming out of the woodwork. You run into them on lunch breaks, … Continue reading

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oh summertime…

…how I miss you and your evening sunset rooftop meals. I’m glad you’re on your way back to me. It seems like so long ago we were eating crepes on the roof, riding to the beach, having studio days with … Continue reading

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