Pixie was jealously staring at Walther enjoying his treat. I asked her where her treat was. She looked at me intently before jumping off the bed, ran into the hallway and turned to wait for me to follow. So follow I did. She took me into the living room... She was very proud of herself!… Continue reading Princess Pixie hides her treat
I missed you last week. Between moving a parent in with us, teaching a safety class and being sick-sick-sick I didn't get much done in RL or on this blog. I did do some things though: WOW! looking back at pics snapped while working, I was surprised that so much had gotten finished. I honestly… Continue reading Make do and Mend
Pixie wanted to point out that she noticed I was using my "dog-petters" in an inappropriate fashion. Diving through the cable knitting needles, she promptly laid down and gave me "the eyes". When I tried to talk her into standing up so I could get the cable/knitting out from under/around her body, She turned away… Continue reading Not Amused…
With a baby shower fast approaching and not enough time to hand knit a baby blanket, I set up the knitting machine. Being that one of my goals for this year is to become more proficient with this machine, I thought it was an appropriate thing to be doing (that and my lack of time.… Continue reading Work Basket – Lavender & Grey baby blanket
Many years ago, DW's momma crocheted me a beautiful blanket in purple/lavender/pink yarn. As soon as Pixie saw it, She KNEW it was for her. I don't want to give human emotions to a dog however, her face visibly changed expression when she saw this blanket. For awhile I maintained a brave front in the… Continue reading Make-do & Mend Monday – My/Pixie’s blanket
The first part being the piecing of the background, I have completed the second part of appliqueing the wool felt cacti to the background. The next step being the embroidery of the details on each plant. There aren't any REAL instructions on the exact details. Only how to create the specific stitches and the… Continue reading Workbasket – Have Achieved Cacti
This last weekend I had a couple of hours to work in my sewing room. I was almost at a loss for what project to work on, then I remembered that last time I straightened up the room I put many unfinished projects (UFO's) into one location. I hurried over and opened it up. This… Continue reading Workbasket – Layette Done!