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Pattern: Grumpy Bear Vest

I have had my Grumpy Bear since I was about four years old. I have forcibly instilled this love onto my three children. My first was Grumpy Bear for his first Halloween. 224 more words


Can you feel it?

Yesterday felt like spring and today did not.  Yesterday I stood on the train platform soaking up the sun like a cat on a window ledge.   101 more words

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In praise of Tom Crean: Polar Explorer and Hat Enthusiast

It’s Tom Crean’s birthday.  I celebrated by making large amounts of tea and using my new tea-cosy.  You see, it’s not just any old tea-cosy.  It’s a Tom Crean tea-cosy.  1,081 more words


Making a Monster

Confession: I have a very hard time wasting time. Perhaps The Phantom Tollbooth left a deeper impression than was intended. I actually find myself incapable of sitting still and watching a television show without doing something – anything. 80 more words


A quilt in progress - Fortschritt einer Quilt

I started making a sample quilt to show in a workshop next month. It will be a small quilt (easier to transport) and I am using colors that I do not commonly use: black and solids. 363 more words