Month: March 2018

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Prism

Good performance, good to see #2 son as he drove through from Colorado.  He brought me a couple of cakes of Prism from Lambspun. This is the stuff I knitted up into Ketch. This colorway is called "Venus."

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Seamwork DYW: Project #1

In my mind, Project #1 for the Seamwork Design Your Wardrobe Collection was going to be an assembly line marvel creating two 2-piece dresses in mix and match ponte knits over the course of one great weekend in the sewing […]

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Change of Plans?

I did the Seamwork DYW planning and was ready to do Project 1 this weekend. I was going to cut out the two 2-piece dresses tonight, sew up the seams tomorrow, and do the finishing Sunday. But two things happened. […]

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Thrift

The Lost Art of Dress has a long section on thrift. I needed a new, smaller wardrobe, and I planned to create it with my large collection of beautiful fabrics and yarns, saving large amounts of money which I could […]

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Sewing and Virtue

Nice day. Sunday school, which I'm leading and enjoying. Lunch with #1 daughter, the Good Ol' Boy and the Baby. The Baby was so happy and excited. She was beaming. I told her the story of Little Sambo and cooked […]

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FO, WIP, and Stainer

I finished this HotPatterns Sunshine Top, which actually belongs in the fall collection. And I've done the ribbing for the back of the lilac Ketch. I did this in the bus to and from rehearsals of John Stainer's "Crucifixion." There […]

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Ketch Complete

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Here is Ketch, an Amy Herzog Custom Fit design, knitted up in Lambspun Prism, colorway Fairy Trumpet Flowers, half merino and half silk. It took a bit less than 2 skeins. I added a panel of lace from a Japanese […]