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Ravinia

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I’ve completed the back of my zombie project. I got back to Geo-Snow and nearly completed the first chart. I also cleaned the bathroom, tidied the living room, and cleaned up the fridge and cupboards. It’s been a satisfyingly productive […]

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Restaurants

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#2 daughter needed to replace her eyeliner, so we went to Ulta and then to the Savoy Tea Room for lunch. It turned out that they have taken up an All French Toast All the Time menu. Accordingly, we bought […]

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Birthday Lunch

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  #2 son’s awesome homemade bread became the foundation for Kentucky Hot Brown sandwiches at #2 son’s house. All the kids came, with spouses and kids when they had them, for a family lunch. We had fun. Good conversations, time […]

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Ravinia Tank

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Here is my zombie project, the Ravinia Tank. Frankly, this is all that’s been getting worked on lately. It is part of my Spring Collection, so it’s good that I’m making some progress –one skein to be precise — but […]

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Better Sleep?

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The bed is in Versailles. Would I sleep better in such a splendid equipage? I don’t know. Over the past month I’ve met my goal of eight hours just about 25% of the time, but my average is between seven […]

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More Snow

It snowed some more last night. I’m wearing my new top, writing blog posts on the sofa before the fire with tea, and feeling totally hygge.

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Snow Day Birthday

We were planning a family gathering for my birthday, but we had snow instead, so there will be a reschedule. I had also planned on Sunday School, church, and attending a play with friends before the family plan arose, but […]

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HotPatterns Victoriana #2

Today is about the coral Victoriana tee. I’m using French seams for the shoulders. The binding is working well with the tulle. I’m hanging it up for the night and I’ll do the hems tomorrow.  

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Embroidered Tulle

Everybody is apparently wearing embroidered tulle. (The image is from an ad I serendipitously received in my in-box.) I’ve never worn it before, as far as I can remember, but I’m going to. I’ll cut out the Victoriana tee in […]

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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 […]