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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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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

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Workbasket – Catching You Up

Previously Tie extenders: These are not sexy, but something like these were requested.  A few months ago Gson#2 asked to have some ties made. Later DIL said that he didn't like to wear them up close to his neck. That he wanted to wear them more like necklaces, dangling away from his neck.  That's how… Continue reading Workbasket – Catching You Up

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Workbasket – After Christmas

Previously... It has been a long time and I have missed you all. Every spare moment, I was working on Christmas gifts. Even going so far as taking time off work. It seems like projects always take 2+ times more time than I think it will to complete. Part of the extended project time was… Continue reading Workbasket – After Christmas

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #5

To avoid getting even further behind on this quilt project, several flower blocks (crocus, fuchsia, and all 4 roses) were appliqued while waiting for additional brown fabric to arrive. After the fabric arrived, was washed & ironed, the handles were carefully placed to avoid the flowers and remain within the boundaries of the seam allowances.… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #5