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Unforeseen toubles

Well, I didn’t think of this possibility when I started my 365 days of no clothing shopping… I’ve lost 10 kg (that’s 22lbs) since July. The new pair of jeans I had got then are so loose I can pull them on and off with the zipper and the button closed. 211 more words


Starting A Handmade Christmas

Last year, I pinned many handmade Christmas ideas on Pinterest but didn’t quite have the time to make ANY of them.

Well, that has definitely changed this year!   385 more words


Persimmon Baby Quilt

I had just a little over a week to make a baby shower gift for a dear family friend. Luckily, I had previously purchased a cute little Persimmon Charm Pack from the… 345 more words



Hello all,

I have been absent from the blogging scene once again, for quite some time. None of the last 6 months has included much knitting for me, except some long awaited personal projects, which I always fill my Ravelry que up with and then never cast on. 692 more words


Festival of Quilts - Part 1

This year I went to the Festival of Quilts up at the NEC for the first time. I love hand sewing, I don’t manage to do much of it because I don’t have a lot of space at home and a lot of my spare time is taken up crocheting snoods.   267 more words


23 November 2014 - Patterns

…plus 3 bins more! Me thinks me need a destash party! 😀


Everyday People

Happy Birthday, Mom!

My mom was a cooking and sewing teacher.  After graduating college, she worked in our hometown as the high school’s home economics teacher.  She couldn’t have been much older than her students and, newly married, she must have gotten a kick out of them calling her “Mrs. 520 more words

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