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Making

Making – The baby blanket. I’m two repeats in, and I think optimistically it’s going to take 15 repeats for the body, and then I can pick up stitches round my square, and get on with the border. Making– it … Continue reading ?

Blueberry Boxes

Blueberries are growing ripe. I picked a handful this morning and made muffins. The box pile is steadily growing. Not as delicious, but necessary.

Each Step a Choice

Yesterday. I spent the day being kind. Purposefully and Unconditionally, yet Quietly kind. And I felt so cleansed at the end of it all. Then I stitched. And suddenly my video mojo returned. click here to watch video if you...

Indian Summer

Pattern: Indian Summer by Amy Miller Yarn: TFA PureWash Fingering in Natural, Trinity (a Club colourway from last year) and Red Label Cashmere/Silk Single in Paisley. Ravelry Project page here. I am thrilled to announce that knitting...Show More Summary

Good News

I know that nobody out there could possibly be as worried about this as I was, but the yarn is here. Let the great blanket sprint begin – and yes, I know that swatch is tiny but I say it … Continue reading ?

Building

Roof. A roof is about protection. I used 3 strands of floss for the running walking stitch roof. One stitch at a time. I wanted the stitch to be heavy enough to have as much importance as the other components....

Use Your Powers For Good (or No one tells you how to be Famous)

4 days agoHobbies / Needlework : Muppin

So. You may have heard that there’s a little kerfluffle in the quilting world right now.  If you haven’t, I think one of the best ways I can describe it is HERE on the Generation Q Magazine website. One of the few things I teach in my Building up Your Branding webinar is that if...

How Place Happened

I made this block to show you how I started the center of Endless Wishing. The method for building the center "woven patchwork" motif. There is no reason for me to do the same thing again. The concept is the...

Happy Birthday Micah!

Happy 2nd birthday to my sweet baby boy! I can't believe it. I just can't. Two is big. I still call him my baby, but the truth is he is very much a little boy now. He blew out the 2 candles on his birthday cake like it was no big deal. Show More Summary

It’s still a thing

A few weeks ago, it was PWA‘s 30th anniversary. This is charity I hold near and dear to my heart, as you’ve probably gathered.  I sit on the steering committee, and I’ve ridden my bike from Toronto to Montreal several … Continue reading ?

The Nature of a Cloth Weave

Weave. So close to my heart. Like patchwork. How they came together in my mind. What pleasure I feel as I embrace that. I am happy to share it with you. With a simple method of tuck and stitch, I...

The Last Stop on the Blog Hop! – Spring Clean Your Studio!

6 days agoHobbies / Needlework : Muppin

I’m super pleased to have hosted this year’s Spring Clean Your Studio. So many people have told me how much they are enjoying it! This year, as in years past, my studio was a complete wreck due to some secret sewing for Quilt Market. (Those will be revealed in another post.) So…. Let’s get on...

this was today

11:35am 11:58amThis was exactly the day I had been craving. I'll be back to tell you about the city I fell in L O V E with. xx

Shit

The good kind. Away this weekend. Shoveling it. Before the rain moves in. Spreading a little love.

Mummy’s Little Sweatshop

The paper and silk jacket continues to trudge along, though I’m feeling better and as my energy and will to go on returns, I’m trying to get a bunch of stuff done. I cleaned up around here,  zipped out to … Continue reading ?

The Altered Grid

The center is Cloth Woven. I will focus on that, as I look back from where I came....and go round and round and round in the circle game.(Joni Mitchell) ? I spelled altered wrong on the audio description. Oh...

Improvement

I do feel like I am getting better! I’m also really enjoying these little projects. They are just enough. I renewed my membership in the CozyBlue Stitch Club.

Handspun Crazyheart

Pattern: Crazyheart by Tanis Lavallee (me!) Yarn: TFA handspun for the yoke and TFA PureWash DK in Rose Grey and Chris Grey for the body. Ravelry Project page here. I started this little sweater as part of the CrazyCamaroKAL we hosted earlier this year. Show More Summary

Like This

It's like this here. And it's just fine. Suddenly. Suddenly it was near 90 yesterday. And everything slowed down as it does. Especially me. I find, to make good work, it is important to align oneself with season. I'll spend...

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