Monthly Mending – May/June 2022

Fixing Flannel PJs: This was not so much of a "fix" as an alteration. It never ceases to amaze me how fast children grow. Both Gson#1 and Gson#2 could still fit their PJs around the waists. The length of the legs was an entirely different situation. I brought both home with me to make some… Continue reading Monthly Mending – May/June 2022

Historically Inspired · knitting · Quilts · Sewing · spinning

Workbasket Wednesday – 4 New Projects/One Old

Blue & White Shawl: I have wanted to knit this shawl for many years, ever since Daisy gave me this blue yarn that she spun. The title of this shawl pattern is "Blue and White Shawl". The white yarn is reclaimed from a white angora beret that was purchased at the Goodwill Bin store. The… Continue reading Workbasket Wednesday – 4 New Projects/One Old

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Monthly Mending – April 2022

Sweater: This black cardigan sweater is my go-to sweater. It can be worn with most outfits I wear to work. I am a woman ''of a certain age'' with all the body temperature dis-regulation that goes along with that age (read: hot flashes). Not only does this sweater see many days at work, but while… Continue reading Monthly Mending – April 2022

crochet · knitting · Quilts · Sewing · spinning

Workbasket Wednesday – Starting A New Craft

Daughters of Genius: Last Friday was April's Quilt Club at Grandma's Attic Sewing Emporium. We are up to block #8.  This month was about Adelaide Anne Procter, a poet.  To just say that she was amazing is a serious understatement. Dickens was her contemporary and a fan of her work. There have been so many… Continue reading Workbasket Wednesday – Starting A New Craft


Monthly Mending – March 2022

After so much mending progress throughout January and February, I was hoping the trend would continue. Alas, it was not to be. Only the tear in the lining of the raincoat was mended this month. It was mentioned in last month's mending, that as progress was being made more mending was also being discovered. This… Continue reading Monthly Mending – March 2022