Monthly Archives: December 2011

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Season’s Greetings

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that St Nicholas soon would be there. The children were … Continue reading

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what to do with all my wool

  pattern 1 | pattern 2 | pattern 3 | pattern 4 Since I discovered I have so much wool going through my fabric the other day I’ve been on the scout for things to make out of it. I … Continue reading

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fabric organization

Earlier this week (or maybe it was last week, who can remember) I posted on twitter asking how people organize their fabric stash as I needed to do something about mine. Alana pointed me towards this printout from The Sew … Continue reading

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pondering why i sew things

So I’ve been reading all these amazing posts by Zoe over at So Zo… lately and emailing with my friend Birgitte of Indigo Orchid about patterns (we met in school a few years ago when I was her flat pattern … Continue reading

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Tickets to Victoria, BC!!

Exciting news for me, I booked my plane tickets to Victoria, BC continuing my trend of traveling in January to locations with only slightly warmer temperatures than Chicago! Some people go to Mexico or Florida, last year we went to … Continue reading

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the lost week

Yikes, I seem to have disappeared for a solid week! Last week was the sort of crazy usually reserved for the week before Christmas but I guess that’s what happens when you have to mail holiday packages to Canada, your … Continue reading

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making plans, making patterns

I’ve been hard at work the past 2 weeks making new plans, writing lists, sketching, sketching, sketching, drafting new patterns, testing new patterns all working towards the goal of expanding my pattern shop. I’m not quite in the home stretch … Continue reading

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luke, a bird and a table

Today as I was taking a little after lunch nap with Roamy I looked over and noticed this little bird tied to the back side of Luke’s bedside table. The table itself is pretty amazing. Many years before I met … Continue reading

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