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Waiting at the Lake House for the AAA Hot Tub Repairman

I had remarked to Mark’s daughter, Kitty, I wanted to blog about remodeling the lake house on a DIY budget.  I really am a firm believer in doing it myself, if I can, and not filling up the landfills with stuff which we can repurpose.   442 more words

Sewing

Ikat

My favorite fabric store in Berkeley, CA, Stonemountain and Daughter posted an interesting idea about sewing with Ikat fabric   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ikat.

I’ll be trekking up to the East Bay next week and can’t wait to stop by and check it out! 11 more words

Regency Lounge Chair

Great vintage find by ThePaintedOx (715.00 USD) http://ift.tt/1Ls0LvT

http://indiecottonroute.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=59_100&product_id=349

Ikat, or Ikkat, is a dyeing technique used to pattern textiles that employs a resist dyeing process on the warp fibres.

In Ikat, the resist is formed by binding bundles of threads with a tight wrapping applied in the desired pattern. 244 more words

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