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When it's time for a break...

I’m at a good point in working on my Lakeside piece.

I’m liking where it’s going but my fingers are still a little sore from pulling thick thread through tight fabric! 160 more words


Lakeside work 1

My fingers are so sore…I feel that I must be doing something wrong. My threads and needles do not gliiiiide through the fabrics as I stitch like all the videos would have you think. 84 more words


Lakeside and snow dyes

Now that the Space Marine quilt is finished, it’s time to look again at the two other projects that are currently on the design wall. 552 more words


January Yarn Along

The very cold weather and hard frosts of January are upon us, completely taking everyone by surprise, as usual. The weather changes very quickly here. New Year’s Eve was almost warm. 330 more words

A Bit-O-Handwork

I’ve got a UFO to get out of the closet/onto the design wall AND a quilt to square up and prepare for binding, but first a bit-o-handwork! 185 more words


What is Handwork? by Caroline Hopewell

A few years back while skiing in Colorado, I met a University of Colorado Professor of Chemistry on a chair lift. Chair lift rides can take a while. 391 more words


No-Knead Crusty Bread

My bread journey has been… full of bad memories. I remember the first time I had the guts to make my own bread in Indonesia, messy kneading method and resulting hardtack bread. 1,265 more words