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Archive for March, 2012

T-Shirt Quilt

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

I got #1 son’s quilt sewn together this weekend. Yes, I know the corners don’t match properly, but if they did, he would feel as though someone else had made it, and not his mother. My husband and I got the quilting frame out of the garage and set up, sandwiched the quilt top, backing, […]

Online Craft Magazine Roundup

Saturday, March 24th, 2012

First things first: the new Knitty is up. It’s mostly tiny shawls, though there is a nice little cardigan called Petal and a nice raglan T shirt style top called Gemini, plus a pretty traditional sock called Phloem. Those are the ones I like, mind you. There are several more each of socks and warm-weather […]

New Sewing Mchine

Sunday, March 18th, 2012

I bought the sashing and sewed one row before my sewing machine died. I found a great deal on a little Brother machine with all kinds of fancy stuff like automatic buttonholes at Amazon, and hope it’ll arrive fast enough for me to get the quilt sewn for #1 son’s birthday. The weather has been […]

St. Patrick’s Day Quilting

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I’m taking the day off, or at least most of the day. I played around online first, and then got all my T-shirt squares prepared and organized. I think I’ve got a good variety of colors — enough that I can arrange them in a design with a reasonable degree of […]

Comfort/Discomfort Cycle

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

In business, it’s normal to go through cycles of comfort and discomfort. #2 son, who studies economics, told me the proper name for it and drew me the chart, but I don’t remember the official details. Anyway, you grow and have plenty of work and money is coming in and everything’s good. Then you get […]

A Fabulous Year

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

An interesting corner of The Art Professor’s office. I was there for a video project with a group of students and The New Guy. Said New Guy told us that this was done with a hair dryer, but The Art Professor didn’t say anything about it. He has all kinds of wild stuff in his […]

Saturday March 3, 2012

Saturday, March 3rd, 2012

It’s my birthday today. I’m not working. I have a lot of work to do, and lots of housework as well, ut I once read somewhere that it isn’t fun to have nothing to do — it’s fun to have lots of things to do and not to do them. That’s the plan. #1 son […]

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