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Late Christmas Gifts – finally delivered!!

Some gifts did not get done in time.  I just got behind in my knitting.  M&M, my nephews in North Carolina had to wait to get their gifts.  They were also getting hats and scarves.  Because the hats are quick, I started with those.  I figured that I could make the hats and send them… Continue reading Late Christmas Gifts – finally delivered!!

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Update – Christmas knitting pictures

Somehow, I managed to not ever see my grandson's in the sweater vests that I knit them for Christmas.  My amazing son sent me a picture over the weekend.  Here they are: The pattern sizes were "4-5 years" and "2-3 years".  So the boys will have plenty of time to grown into them.  For right… Continue reading Update – Christmas knitting pictures

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January HSM Challenge – Dressed to the Nines

January: Dressed to the Nines: make something fancy so you’ll be ‘dressed to the nines’ – whether its the full outfit, or a little accessory. Or look at the challenge in a different way, and make something from a year ending in 9 (find a portrait or fashion plate or mention to support the date), or… Continue reading January HSM Challenge – Dressed to the Nines

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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!!!