clothing · embroidery · gifts · knitting · Make do and Mend · Slow Fashion · UFO's · WIP's · workbasket

Workbasket – Progress…

Embroidery is a project that is easy to pack up and take with you.  The Dr.Who towels have traveled to work with me. Lunch breaks allow me to make some progress each day. Last time I mentioned the blue skirt remake was in WIPs vs. UFOs.  Recently finding myself with a couple of hours free… Continue reading Workbasket – Progress…

clothing · Make do and Mend · Slow Fashion

When I was a child…

We didn't have tons of clothes.  I distinctly remember that we got new clothes at certain times of the year:  Easter, Christmas, beginning of school year and maybe for a birthday.  My siblings might say this memory is similar to the one about walking to school, uphill both ways, in the snow.  Clothes were patched… Continue reading When I was a child…

Historical Sew Monthly · homes · knitting · Make do and Mend · puppies · sewing · Slow Fashion · WIP's · workbasket

Workbasket – update

I have been busy, I promise.  Let's take a look at current and recent projects: both balls of yarn fit perfectly into a quart sized ziptop bag. The nice thing about putting them into a bag is that they stay straight (as opposed to rolling about getting tangled with each other) as I knit directly… Continue reading Workbasket – update