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A sunny Day. Crisp. Shadows on the wall. Reminding me of looking through The Beginning as Nine from the other side, now coated in thin cloth. I need to tack that down a bit more. I did do a bit...

There was Stitching

I was not near the computer today. The man scanned and cleaned the hard drive. He has patience like that. I stitched the lines (continued from here) I drew online while I was not online. (I did add another layer...

Slow Fashion October, Week 4 - Known Origins

This week's topic of consideration for Slow Fashion October is "Known Origins". This one is kind of a no-brainer for me in terms of the materials I use in my knitting because that's something that's so easy to control. There are a ton...Show More Summary

Maker Spotlight: Jesse Stone

Jesse has a great point of view on words that can hurt, or help. Her art and business rely on the power of speech and emotion mixed with craft. Read more on MAKE The post Maker Spotlight: Jesse Stone appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

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Technique of the Week – Season 2- Week 12 – Thermofax Screen Printing

This week on Technique of the Week, I try my hand at screen printing…again.  But this time I am using techniques from my friend Lyric Kinard’s DVD, Thermofax 101.  Check it out: So as you can see, my results are a little bit better! And I’m sure with practice and the correct thickness fabric paint,...


My computer has a virus and has caused big issues. No luck solving the problem so far. So... I will be down for a bit. This message posted from my phone. I do receive my email on this device.


I don’t remember how old I was when I found out where babies come from. I remember I had a book called “How babies are made” and I remember poring over it when I was little, flabbergasted and astonished that … Continue reading ?

Adding Memory

I cut away the white halo of harem cloth. I wanted it to be darker. I was going to trace around it first so I could let it leave its mark. Be part of that. But I cut and forgot...

Eco Moonscaping

A quiet day, creating some new components with the pomegranate walnut brew. Now cooked down twice. #1 is a handwoven cotton linen, I wove the sample way back, and it was wrapped around a tin can using a circle cut...

60 quick knits for little kids giveaway

These quick knit books are my favorite. And, I think you can probably tell this is my favorite of all three giveaways. Oh my gosh! My favorite thing to knit are items for my kids. It just seems, as if, that window of opportunity for me, was smaller than I would have wanted it to be. Show More Summary


Last week brought with it all the magnificent wonders of Rhinebeck, and what a great time it was. I can’t tell you how much I love that time of year, and the people I spend it with.  Both days of … Continue reading ?

October Nap

HE. So Comfortable among leaves. Me too really. It's soft and warm here. I will wander off for a few days...go pick a pumpkin maybe. Dream up an October Stray. Go visit my boy. I dyed up 3 small bits....

knit a square giveaway

Okay. I have knit a monkey and a snake before, but I can honestly say that I wish this book was around when I did! Wait, you can knit a square and turn it into a cute penguin?! Or a turtle?! Or a panda? Or a pig? Or a frog?!There are 35 critters in all. Show More Summary

Three Layers of Thought

Loose Page 101916 Filed under Sympathetic Evolution Layer 1 - splotches from the side of a water color painting. I saved them because they gave form to the process.. Layer 2 - A sketch, catching rain. Doodling thoughts in a...

Wiksten Tank

Wiksten Tank sewing pattern by Jenny Gordy. Liberty Of London Tana Lawn in Pointillism Orange. I sewed a garment! As you all know, I have so many hand knit garments, mostly sweaters and mostly cold weather items. Which is all good since I live in Montreal and can wear my worsted weight sweaters 9 months of the year (even some summer evenings). Show More Summary

cowl girls 2 giveaway

Sorry to keep you waiting on the KnitCrate discount code. I've received word that its working now. SO sorry about that! (Two posts ago. Down there. ) I haven't done a book giveaway in quite a while. And this week I have three to giveaway!I'll post each one on a separate day, that way you can enter each one or only the one you want. Show More Summary

Connecting Dots

Two thoughts in stitch today. The dots. In constellations, indicate (or honor) a change in direction. A system is kind of like connecting dots. I made thread bead dots to mark the corners of the ghost square.I connected the elements...

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