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Mending Monday – A little of this and a little of that

Fitting little mending projects in here and there as I can.  This is what I was able to complete since we last talked about such things: Double seemed up the small tear in the key pocket of a pair of bf's running shorts. Let the hem down in a pair of second hand pants that… Continue reading Mending Monday – A little of this and a little of that

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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

Historical Sew Monthly · knitting · sewing · workbasket

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…