Month: February 2019

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Fabric Delivery

The Latvian embroidered tulle arrived today. It is destined to join the coral jersey with which it is pictured here to become a Victoriana tee. The blue tunic below is the Victoriana. I think I will make the coral one […]

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Rehearsal

Our organist took the rehearsal this evening, so I’ve worked with three different conductors this week. I’m also reading Life, Death, and Cellos, so I’ve had more opportunity than usual to think about rehearsals. The novel has truly funny descriptions […]

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The Geo-Snow Begins

Here it is: the Geo-Snow shawl. I’m making it in KnitPicks Luminance, 100% silk laceweight, colorway Emerald. It’s on a #3 needle at the moment. It doesn’t really make sense to swatch for a shawl of this kind, since you […]

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DNA: The Robitaille Family

My great Grandmother Diane was the daughter of a Joseph Robitall. He was born in Quebec in 1860. Here is a census document from Quebec in 1861. There is a one year old boy in this family named Joseph. He […]

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Damsel in Distress

The Damsel shawl is no worse than it was, but I think my plan to finish it up quickly is unrealistic. I have a May deadline for a gift, and I must finish up the Argyle. I also need a […]

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PSD Weekend

I finished the HotPatterns Victoriana Tee in these Fabric.com fabrics: I have enough of the materials to make a dress for the Baby. I made the tee large enough to serve as a tunic. I think I’ll make coral one […]

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TGIF

My husband fell asleep during reading time with the Baby and she covered him up with books. I am not in this position, but I feel this tired. Sunday was Sunday school and church. Monday I had brunch with #1 […]

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DYW Fabrics and Patterns

My fabrics arrived yesterday, along with a new pattern I plan to use for the Design Your Wardrobe Spring 2019 collection. Unpacking supplies for a new sewing project is usually exciting. In this case, there was some disappointment involved. First, […]