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Reflections on a Knitted Christmas Part 2, Girlfriends

The idea of knitting a Christmas gift for all of my close friends and family, brought me more joy than I had anticipated.  Unfortunately, as is so often the case when you’ve left yourself with very little time to achieve something, mistakes can be made. 1,038 more words


For the Love of Bats

“Oh yes.  Oh yes, ohyesohyesohyes!”  is what I said in a totally rated PG manner when I saw this fabric filled with batty goodness.  336 more words


Hoary, the Scrap Scarf

Bat make number two! (Of four now, I think?)  Simple, (possibly) stylish, and done in ten minutes so that I can run back to playing… 615 more words


Get Skelly

The 13 Days of Halloween are here!!  I wanted to gently break my boss and colleagues into these 13 days (11 business days) of Halloween wear, so I started off easy with this simple pencil skirt that’s reppin’ some skeletons. 282 more words


This is Halloween, This is Halloween

My favorite season is upon us!  I love stomping in leaf piles and rain puddles as much as any girl but this season all I want to do is find excuses to sew costumes, stay in bed all day, and cuddle my cat, Starbuck, while reading and playing video games.  407 more words


Sewing Room: Storage 

With all these patterns, magazines and gadgets, I always need new storage ideas to store them all.

Instead of recycling the florist boxes I received with flowers, I upcycled them and I think they look great. 79 more words

Sewing projects: The peg bag

Ever since the plastic peg basket broke earlier this year (shattered into a thousand pieces) I’ve been meaning to sew a peg bag.

It’s been on the list for a wee while and now I’ve done it.   118 more words