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About me

Fiber artist - knit, weave, and quilt. I am also getting back into garment sewing. I have started to dye my own yarn and I'm learning to spin.

Carrot tops, ivy leaves, and Goldenrod

Note June 2016:  LOL!  Never took pictures of the Goldenrod dyeing and have yet to dye with the Ivy.  But, I am posting anyway! Note on January 2013:  I know why this one sat in draft.  I never finished writing … Continue reading

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More on that quilt

So I entered into the sewing room and examined my cutting table.  Not too bad, just a few things to move off of it. Ta Da!  Like magic; all cleared off and ready for cutting! Ha! I wish it were that easy, … Continue reading

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A quilt for hospice

Slight change in direction here.  A local hospice is building a new wing and needs new handmade twin size bed quilts or lap quilts.  I had a Fabric Store Basement coupon that was due to expire and  I decided that buying fabric … Continue reading

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So, a few hours after I proudly took the pictures of my finished Watermelon Slice socks, I took them off my feet.  Then, to my horror and dismay, I found a big, fat booboo!  I had somehow dropped a stitch … Continue reading

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Two Down, One to Go

Just a quick note.  I finished the Watermelon Slice Socks and there’s still snow on the ground! In fact we are having flurries today. I love that word ‘flurries’ and I love watching ‘flurries’. They give everything a nice, clean, … Continue reading

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NEMO and the Watermelon Socks

Not Nemo the cute little Disney fish but Nemo, the storm that hit the Northeast on Friday and continued to rage during the day on Saturday. Nemo, however, is not an official name. The government never names these kinds of storms, but the … Continue reading

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About that cruise..

As promised, I am going to talk about that cruise.  My mother-in-law likes to cruise and she likes to take her kids and their spouses on cruises with her when she hits milestone birthdays.  Her 85th birthday was exactly that!  … Continue reading

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One down, two to go

Well, I’ve been sitting here with a bad, bad cold.  I decided that this is the perfect time to finish some long languishing projects.  I started with Eunice, the second pair of socks in Cookie A.’s book:  Sock Innovation.  I … Continue reading

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leaves, leaves, leaves. I just noticed that the two projects I recently completed and one that I am working on all use the leaf pattern in the design. the socks: The Kudzu shawl: And now, Haruni (which I’ve completed since … Continue reading

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I’ve been busier than I thought!

I know it’s been a long time since I last posted, so long in fact that I forgot my password. Fortunately, I did what all the ‘experts’ tell you not to do, I wrote it down.  Saved me the trouble of … Continue reading

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