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Workbasket – No idle hands here…

Christmas isn't over until the last Christmas project has been completed.  Some years ago, I asked my boss and friend BP to teach me to knit so I could make a sweater for my bf as a Christmas gift.  After 2 wash clothes and 1 simple lace shawl, I printed out several sweater patterns and… Continue reading Workbasket – No idle hands here…

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2018 Year End Review…

It is the end of the year and I survived.  This hasn't been my toughest year, but it tried to be in the running.  This blog started in March, so it isn't even a full year to review. Which is OK because my life has been fractured enough that I haven't been able to work… Continue reading 2018 Year End Review…

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2019 Historical Sew Monthly Challenges announced!!!

2019 Historical Sew Monthly Squeee!!!  I am excited.  Last year was a bummer year.  I got exactly NONE  of the challenges done, in spite of my initial planning to do so many.  This year I am GOING to do some (with the intent of doing all)! Here they are: January:  Dressed to the Nines: make… Continue reading 2019 Historical Sew Monthly Challenges announced!!!

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Workbasket – catching up!

I wouldn't let myself start writing another post, of any kind, until I had finally finished the trip reports.  Today I finished the last of those reports!  Whoop-whoop!! I have been working on projects in between the 40 hour work week, the weekend teaching gig, social events and my online college classes.  I haven't gotten… Continue reading Workbasket – catching up!