crochet · Historically Inspired · knitting

Throwback Thursday ~ McCall’s 1970 ~ Past Projects

Past Projects ~ Clothes Remember when I posted about finding the Spring-Summer 1970 McCall's  Needlework & Crafts magazine? I had shared the outfit that inspired me to snatch up the magazine and the pink dress that LoriB had chosen to be made...first.  There was so much more that I still want to share with you.… Continue reading Throwback Thursday ~ McCall’s 1970 ~ Past Projects

crochet · Workbasket

Workbasket ~ Pink Dress Progress

Crochet Pink Dress: After last week's progress I was super positive that today would be all about how this project was finished or nearly so. Sigh... no such luck. Heat, smoke, running, gym, health issues, & Barbies all having distracted me. No, I have not been watching the Barbie movie non- stop. I do hope… Continue reading Workbasket ~ Pink Dress Progress

crochet · knitting · Workbasket

Workbasket ~

Crochet Pink Dress: So much more progress since last time! The back, front, and both sleeves are complete! They are folded neatly and awaiting being sewn together. Meanwhile, onto the decoration! The decoration consists of 22 pink and blue crocheted flowers. Once I completed a couple of "practice" rings, I felt good about how they… Continue reading Workbasket ~

crochet · knitting · Workbasket

Workbasket ~ Foxy

Crochet Pink Dress: The work on the pink dress continues. I am really just starting my crochet journey. So far, it hasn't been much different than my knitting projects in that I have to start, re-start, & re-start again before making any real progress. For this project I am working in cotton. It has little… Continue reading Workbasket ~ Foxy


2023 Running Progress Update : June & July

Monthly running progress update A quick review of goals: 700 miles for the year, or 58.34 miles for the month, or 13.47 miles a week, or 1.92 miles per day For June I ran 11 days for monthly miles of 25.74 (32.6 short of the monthly goal). We also started going to the gym. We… Continue reading 2023 Running Progress Update : June & July