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Workbasket – Back to the Usual Programing… Mostly

I I continue to work on the Harry Potter blanket, a Christmas gift for DIL.  I work on it in the evenings while watching TV. I take it with me to work on during break times and lunch. This works really well to get in some progress.  Unless I forget to bring the extra yarn. … Continue reading Workbasket – Back to the Usual Programing… Mostly

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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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Weldon’s Practical Needlework

Many people before myself have talked about the "A Facsimile Edition of Weldon's Practical Needlework" books. My set of 12 books was printed in 2005 by Piecework Magazine.   Each book is a bound copy of 12 issues of Weldon's Practical Needlework newsletters, one for each month of the year that they were originally published in. … Continue reading Weldon’s Practical Needlework

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HSM January 2019 – Update #1

The Dolly Dearest knitting pattern had been translated by Franklin Habit and posted on the knitty.com site.  But what wasn't there was the type of wool and size of needles suggested by the original pattern.  I went to my book shelf and skimmed through the reprinted volumes that I had, until I found the pattern.… Continue reading HSM January 2019 – Update #1

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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