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Fifty Days to 50: “Socks for Dobby” Christmas tree

Yesterday I wrote about being excited for the changes and new paths that will emerge as I approach 50.  Changes can come in all shapes, sizes and intensity and I’ll admit, I’m not very good with change.  I enjoy the … Continue reading

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Make Madness 2018 – Day 24-31 | Knit and Crochet All-The-Things

For the last week of Make Madness, I decided to work a little bit each day on the variety of knitting and crochet projects I have in progress. While these won’t necessarily be completed by the end of March, they … Continue reading

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Make Madness 2018 – Day 23 | Bath Fizzies

While yesterday’s Make Madness was a lot of fun, it was also a long day on my feet and took a toll on my back. All I could think that I wanted to make today were some bath fizzies so … Continue reading

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Make Madness 2018 – Day 21/22 | Hand Dyed Yarn

So I had planned to post my yarn dyeing adventures yesterday, but it literally took me ALL day to prep the yarn.  And by prep I mean taking 100g hanks of sock weight yarn and breaking them into 50g hanks.  … Continue reading

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Make Madness 2018 – Day 20 | Notions bag and Progress Keeper

Even though it’s really cold and rainy today, it’s also the first day of Spring.  With that in mind, I wanted to continue to practice bag making skills with some cheery fabric and new techniques. I found a gorgeous watercolor … Continue reading

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Make Madness 2018 – Day 19 | Socks

No.  I did not knit a pair of socks today. I FINISHED a pair of socks today. One of my crafting ‘habits’ is that I love to start projects, make significant progress, but then either  become bored or distracted by … Continue reading

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Make Madness 2018 – Day 17 & 18| Dog Beds

With Baseball Opening Day around the corner (March 29), I knew I wanted to make dog beds for my two dogs using fabric from their respective teams. Ellie is a San Francisco Giants fan and Mindy is a Chicago Cubs … Continue reading

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