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Straw Into Gold?

Do you remember the story of Rumpelstiltskin? It is one of the Brothers Grimm fairy tales, and tells of a young woman imprisoned by a king. 306 more words


The Church Is A Whore...

… but She’s my Mother.”

Yeah, I was just as shocked and appalled as you might be when I first heard that statement.

The whole quote is… 556 more words


Eking tiny khakis out of scraps -- and rejiggering a pattern to make them fit

This pattern is a hit. And I’ve been pulling all kinds of fabric from the stash for Mr. Baby.

This khaki twill came from a thrift store and made me a… 189 more words

Sewed It

Baby pants with pockets: A Christmas rehearsal

Mr. Baby was going to wear shorts for Christmas. This was certain. Ideally, they’d have flat fronts.

Flat-front baby pants, though, are hard to come by. 193 more words

Sewed It

#FreeYourSkeins2015 Day 28: 'Gravitate' by Janina Kallio

Simple, classic styling

This shawl/scarf has caught my eye several times in the #FreeYourSkeins2015 search. ‘Gravitate’ is an asymmetric, triangle shaped shawl which uses dropped stitches to create and airiness, without the need for any lace. 88 more words


Framed Color Hexis | A Schnitzel & Boo Mini

Another mini has left the house and has landed safely in Virginia! This is the mini that I created for Ellen, my partner in the third round of the… 222 more words


28 Days

Conventional addiction recovery models suggest that in order to break a habit, one has to give it 28 days (some literature even say 21 day – whoa there buckaroo!) Well today is day 28 of my planned No-Buy 2015.   464 more words