Monthly Archives: January 2013

Sewing Again!

I mentioned the other day that my sewing machine seems to be working again. And that means I’m trying to finish up some kits I’ve had lying around for a while. This is Cosmetic Bag from Quilt A Bag, a … Continue reading

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Ornament SAL – January Check In

It’s the last Wednesday of the month and time for the Ornament SAL check in! This month I stitched Holiday Keepsake Bellpull by Dragon Dreams from the 1999 Just Cross Stitch Ornament issue. It is stitched as per the pattern, … Continue reading

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Salto Socks

Finally, another pair of socks for me! These are the Salto Socks I started back in my vacation in November. I finally finished them up last Thursday. Wow, that took a long time! They are a little longer than I … Continue reading

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Wipocalypse – January 2013

Ack! A day late! But at least I have a finish! This is the collaboration piece from the getaway my LNS hosted a few years back. (As I mentioned before, I wasn’t able to go. But I’m so happy I … Continue reading

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Not every project can be a success. This is why I’ve decided not to do any more towel painting. Even with the help of an iron on transfer, my artistic skills aren’t sufficient to pull off something like this. I … Continue reading

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Cake Success

I am not a baker, by any definition. I cook so much better than I bake. But, with the little man’s allergies, I find myself baking more often. And this past weekend I had a cake success! This is the … Continue reading

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A Sea of Fabric

The great purge of 2013 continues. Yesterday’s targets were the main bathroom and my sewing stash. This is about a quarter of my fabric and trims. The rest was actually properly sorted away, and there are a few in-progress projects … Continue reading

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