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Workbasket – very little has gotten done this week

These are two different angles of the same thing.  This is my brand new rolled hem foot.  I practiced on a piece of the wedding dress that had already been cut off before starting on the actual dress.  I had been attempting to do this by hand and... IT WAS TAKING FOREVER. This presser foot… Continue reading Workbasket – very little has gotten done this week

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Workbasket – Pleasantly surprising progress

It is always a surprise at how much can get done when it is done in little snatches of available time here and there. Besides last week knitting night (where I was knitting one row and tinking out 2-3 for the whole two hours), I haven't had any large blocks of time to work on… Continue reading Workbasket – Pleasantly surprising progress

Make do and Mend

Make Do and Mend – not just for clothing

Over the weekend, a very naughty dog peed on one of WW's throw rugs. :-/ Currently there is only one washing machine between us and it is upstairs.  Figuring it could be quickly washed, dried and returned I took it upstairs.  Through it in the washing machine, turned it on and went about the day. … Continue reading Make Do and Mend – not just for clothing

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Workbasket – WIP’s, UFO’s & PHD’s

Recently I have been able to post finished projects.  This is not a true reflection of my reality.  In the real world, my workbasket is full of WIP's (works in progress), UFO's (unfinished objects) and PHD's (projects half done). If they aren't in the workbasket, then they are hidden in the sewing room, allowing for… Continue reading Workbasket – WIP’s, UFO’s & PHD’s