Month: June 2012

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Chores

I’ve done a bit of knitting this week, and the Nantucket Jacket has the armhole shaping done and will now continue straight to the shoulder. In the larger sizes, you end up with the cables clustered together in the middle […]

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Sunday June 17, 2012

I did the first lesson in the Craftsy tailoring class yesterday: cutting and marking. I did it right, including going out and buying the right kind of lining instead of figuring I’d wait till later, marking all the notches accurately, […]

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SWAP Planning

I made a successful SWAP several years ago — successful in the sense that I actually finished all the pieces, and had the pleasure of wearing all the nice things I had made in coordinated outfits — and have, just […]

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Sunday June 10, 2012

Last year at this time I was working on my office, transforming it from a cast-off desk in the corner of #2 son’s bedroom to a practical and pleasant workspace. Apparently this is the time of year for home improvement, […]

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Monday June 4, 2012

I see by my Xanga that last year at this time I had been invited to Google camp. This year I haven’t been, so I guess that was a once in a lifetime experience. It was great. WordCamp this past […]