Monthly Archives: June 2013

Baby Book

My baby just finished his first year of school (junior kindergarten), so I figured it was time I finally did up that scrapbook I’ve been planning on making. I am aware that it isn’t really great, but I still think … Continue reading

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Travelling Light

Tomorrow we head off to Montreal for three days. (Don’t worry, the house won’t be unattended.) We are going for a friend’s wedding, but the long train trip and lots of unscheduled time means (potentially) lots of time for stitching … Continue reading

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Ornament SAL – June Check-In

Well, ladies, we’ve made it through six months of ornament stitching! Congratulations!! Only six more months to go. 😉 This month I stitched Paws Off by Jennifer Aikman-Smith of Dragon Dreams (who else?), from the 2005 Just Cross Stitch ornament … Continue reading

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So Nice I Made it Twice

Knitting is different from needlework in a lot of respects, gauge being probably the most important . You can do your needlework on a piece of fabric that has more threads per inch than the chart calls for and you … Continue reading

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Sparkles But No Fabric

The newest Passione Ricamo SAL started last week, and I was nearly all ready to go. I had chosen my fabric, bought some beads, pulled the floss, and ordered the PTB I didn’t have. Well, the PTB has arrived, but … Continue reading

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Lost My Voice and My Words

It’s funny how when I lose my voice I also lose my desire to write. Late Monday afternoon my voice decided to needed to take a rest, and I’ve been coughing and croaking since then. Thankfully, it made its somewhat … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day!


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