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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 – Finishing Up 2021 Gifts

Previously... As typically happens each January, I find myself finishing up gifts that didn't quite make it to the completed projects list. This year I worked with Ballpoint Embroidery paints from Colonial Patterns. They worked out great! Much faster than embroidery. A welcome change to my over crowded "to-do" list of projects. These are the… Continue reading Workbasket – Finishing Up 2021 Gifts

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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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Workbasket Wednesday – Watch out for Knitting Ladies (somewhat nswf)

Previously from the Workbasket A gift from DIL DSH's knitting bag from The Homestead Hobbist Knitting ladies are not the tame docile knitting ladies of imaginations. We work with yarn (very small ropes) and long pointed sticks (weapons). Many years ago I read a small story in The Reader's Digest. It was of a man… Continue reading Workbasket Wednesday – Watch out for Knitting Ladies (somewhat nswf)

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Grandma Magic – The First Letter Sweaters

Recently, in February, Gson#1 turned 7. At his birthday party, he very confidentially explained that his and #2's letter sweaters (from Christmas 2017) are now too small to be worn. I told him that if he brought them to me, I would make them big enough to wear again. I was pretty sure that would… Continue reading Grandma Magic – The First Letter Sweaters