Slooooowly (With No Pictures)

The thing with blogging about making things is that you have to make things to share.  (Duh.)  And the thing is that you have to keep making new things to share.  And what does that mean?  Quick sewing because knitting

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Photo Monday – Fall Walk


It’s a yearly thing.  We go for a walk and bring a bit of bread.  If we find ducks, the girls feed them.  (Let’s not get into the fact that it isn’t very good for them.  I’m outnumbered there…)  I

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Wet Felting With Kids – a Tutorial


You may remember that we went to Rhinebeck for the New York State Sheep and Wool Festival in October.  We showed up early and took the girls to a fiber crafts tent hosted by Fiberflame.  Each girl picked an activity.  Souricette

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Photo Monday – Fall Fun


I created Photo Monday as a way to push myself to practice my photography.  If I make myself post, then I have to go out and take pictures, right?  But I’ve been so tired and uninspired.  Surely a break wouldn’t

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How to Spend a Month Making an Easy Skirt


(For reference, I used Simplicity 5914.) 1. Pick a gorgeous, expensive wool from Mood so you absolutely want to make it perfect.  Promptly freeze up because of said gorgeous expensive wool. 2. Make a muslin. Thank your lucky stars that

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Photo Monday – Halloween


This Halloween, I stayed home to answer the door for the 10 trick or treaters who came.  Quiet dead end street… I did want some pictures though so I hurried the girls out as early as possible to get the last

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The Rhinebeck Sweater


I always buy something when we go the Sheep and Wool festival in Rhinebeck.  And I’m not talking about lunch.  Last year, I bought yarn.  Yeah, a pretty obvious purchase to make at a wool festival…  I had no pattern

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