Monthly Archives: February 2015


What do Bloomingdales and Crayola have in common?

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Paper Dolls: Evolution of Women’s Fashion

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Originally posted on Love Those "Hands at Home":
photo from The Museum of Costume and Textile of Québec You plan. You do research. You expend energy, to go to just the exhibit or gallery show you know you…


Darn Good Yarn

At Stitches West this year, I ended up attending a Market Session with a fellow knitter. The two of us are familiar with knitting short rows, but wanted to learn a little more about Japanese short row shaping.  The session … Continue reading

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It was time for a mini-getaway.  A chance to unwind and regenerate.  An opportunity to visit two of our favorite restaurants.  Time to experience solitary moments of peace and quiet.  While beach combing, sifting through grains of sand looking for … Continue reading

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My Colour Wheel

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Originally posted on Colouring With Yarn:
This is a post that had been brewing for some time now, revisited after I started weaving, and now with two recent posts I read over the week – an anecdote about co-workers who…


Experiment or Mistake

Browsing through my pictures I discovered three experiments I never posted because I didn’t feel the outcome was worthy of a blog post.  Today, however, I find them quite interesting.  Should I consider these attempts an experiment or mistake? Merriam-Webster … Continue reading

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If At First You Don’t Succeed

try try again. My journey back into sewing all started with an unsuccessful trip to the mall. The mass produced garments hanging on the racks, sewn out of low quality fabric, and lacking style and fit did not deserve a visit to the … Continue reading

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