Month: August 2020

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Holiday Grand Plan 2020

I went and sang at church this morning — the first time I’ve sung with other people in five months. First physical church service I’ve attended, too. We were in masks, observing social distance, and got our temperatures checked. It […]

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Sore Muscles

I like sore muscles, but I rarely get them nowadays. I have become lazy and out of shape. Let’s not even mention snacks. I know that it’s not just me… the quarantine is bad for health habits. But I am […]

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Scary Art Walk

The art was not scary. The cute little bear cubs here were the scariest thing I saw in the way of murals and sculptures. The walk was a downtown stroll to admire the public art ┬áin town. It was just […]

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Le pull potager, complete

I have finished the Vegetable Garden Sweater. I think this might be the cutest sweater I have ever made. It is made from a kit from La Droguerie. I fetched up a couple of inches short of yarn in the […]

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DYW Shopping Time

Now we should shop: our closets, our stashes, and then fabric stores. My fabrics are chosen and stacked, as you can see. My closet holds some gray and burgundy pieces from my 2019 Collection — I made them in my […]

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DYW Mood

I finished clearing out my clothes closet. I put all those favorite clothes that are now way too big for me into a box and will take it to donate next week. But I have not been able to do […]

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Weekending

I started the day with insomnia — from 2:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m. I lay awake. I slept at some point and woke at 7:00. At 9:00 I began a volunteer shift at the church. It was mostly a matter […]

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DYW: Getting Real

Having seen that Chanel-style skirt suits and blouses with Victorian details are the news for fall fashion, I have now been told by Seamwork to get real. What areas of your life do you want to make clothes for? they […]

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Bathroom Project?

I tidied my bathroom last year, using cookie bins with labels and Rubbermaid containers, and it is still just as tidy. Last month I changed out the cabinet and drawer pulls and added new towels. I moved a vase of […]