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Workbasket on Vacation

Pixie enjoying convertible life It is September again, time to travel. This year the puppies were included in the planning phase. Car instead of motorcycles, convertible instead of egg. Why car? Much easier to take dogs, much more space for anything packed or purchased along the way. Why convertible? Why not? Just pack sunblock and… Continue reading Workbasket on Vacation

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DW’s Birthday Quilt – Many years, and three homes, in the making of…

This project has only been in the works for approximately 5 years.  It might be longer, but that is all I am willing to admit to.  By "in the works" I mean that I actually cut out the t-shirts, Freychecked the edges, order the how-to book and the templates for making the quilt.  Until now,… Continue reading DW’s Birthday Quilt – Many years, and three homes, in the making of…

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Baby Blanket – Velvet Basket Weave pattern

Many months ago I heard from a co-worker that His son was to have a son of his own.  I got started on a knitted baby blanket to welcome this coming little one.  That day I had to go to a local yarn store for something else and saw a light blue-grey yarn called "velvet".  I knew… Continue reading Baby Blanket – Velvet Basket Weave pattern