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Workbasket – update

I have been busy, I promise.  Let's take a look at current and recent projects: 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 from the bag. When finished with this project, the bag can be… Continue reading Workbasket – update

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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