February 2021 Roundup

This has been an odd month. We’ve taken half the month of school for being between terms and Stringbean’s birthday, and we’re quite out of the habit. I’ve been doing lots of housekeeping and sewing, and frankly not much else. Sewing I’ve already regaled your with all my current hexagon based projects. I won’t review … More February 2021 Roundup

The Thaw

If you’re visiting this blog for the first time, welcome! I’m so glad you’re here, and I hope you enjoy what you find. This little spot is my virtual living room, so to speak, so feel free to make yourself comfortable. I do try to keep things tidy around here – at the bottom of … More The Thaw

Git ‘Er Spun

I’m pleased to announced that the first of my Make 9 projects is crossed off the list. I did a sweater spin in two weeks! I had this pile of orange and brown fibers that I bought in May of 2010. These decade-old fibers have spent all that time waiting for me to turn them … More Git ‘Er Spun

2020 In Review

I just read my “goals” post from January 2020. My goals were practically feasible, but emotionally lofty and idealistic. If I could talk to myself a year ago, I’d just say, “Oh, hon. You are enough. Just hold on.” I don’t really know how to write this post. Jared joked to me about a month … More 2020 In Review

Alterations

More thrift store fun today. Last year, they were donated a whole box of these giant black sweaters. The sweaters were brand new, clearly meant to be embroidered with promotional information or something, but not of a style that anyone in town would have much use for. I took three, an idea germinating in my … More Alterations

Done a Runner

This is the continuation – and probably the conclusion, for the present – of the sewing spree I’ve been on lately. Last night I completed my second quilting project, a table runner for our living room console. um… ok what is this piece of furniture called? IKEA called it a “console”; I think of it … More Done a Runner