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Stash Control

When you become a knitter, you also become a yarn aficionado.  When I started knitting, my dear husband, who likes to dote on me, would say, “Let’s go to the yarn store and I’ll get you some yarn.”    He is so generous with me!   564 more words

Knitting

USC Stem Cell scientists obtain “how to” guide for producing hair follicles

How does the skin develop follicles and eventually sprout hair? A USC-led study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), addresses this question using insights gleaned from organoids, 3D assemblies of cells possessing rudimentary skin structure and function–including the ability to grow hair. 618 more words

STEM

August 11th, 1993: Eastbrook Theatre, Grand Rapids MI

After this tour’s first of two Canadian sojourns, we return stateside with a Wednesday night show in Michigan. Trey experimented a bit with his lines in “Buried Alive” earlier on this tour, but tonight he sticks with a note-perfect, traditional reading of the song to open the show. 1,638 more words

Phish

Shapes and Silhouettes of 1940s - headscarves and brooches

My Victory Jumper!

A glimpse into vintage fashion from the 40s and it’s commentary on society

‘Shapes’ and ‘silhouettes’ in fashion terms are the bare bones we start from when we talk about fashion styles. 592 more words

Knitting

Nani Iro triangle quilt

I’ve had some pieces of Nani Iro double gauze in my stash for a while, and wasn’t sure what to do with them.  I thought about a camisole, but no piece was big enough, so a quilt seemed the way to go. 149 more words

Sewing

Picking Friends

Hello, hello, hello! Happy Wednesday!  You know what that means! Penny’s has their new weekly challenge up!  As always, the theme is anything goes….this week our generous sponsors are… 148 more words

Cards

I'll Buy That...and that....and that...

I love on-line technology generally.  Here’s why…

When I started quilting about a lifetime ago (could it be possibly 20+ years ago? Yikes, OMG etc.), I lived in a big city in Alberta.   504 more words

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