Monthly Archives: December 2008

The Last Stash Report for 2008

I can’t believe this is the last report for 2008.  It went so fast.  Some projects planned for this year will have to carry over into next year.  My totals didn’t change this week.  The picture shows what 16 2/3 … Continue reading

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The Little Things

My mom comes and stays with us every Christmas so we can celebrate as a family.  Now that we have finished with all the Christmas food and preparations, we have time to do some fun things.    I took her … Continue reading

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Holiday Wishes

A ham and green bean casserole baking in the oven.  Soup simmering on the stove.  Bread rising in the bread machine.  It doesn’t get any easier than this.   We had fewer gifts and no cookies this year and enjoyed … Continue reading

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Minimal Progress

She has a body and some clothes now, and the woods have grown around her.  I have a plan, but I can’t seem to concentrate on it amid the holiday doings.  Maybe I’ll work on something mindless for the next few … Continue reading

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Scarf Complete

I finished the crocheted scarf last night.  I couldn’t figure out how to show it so bear volunteered to model.  The pattern came from the Vogue Knitting series book Crocheted Scarves.  I finished just in time as the temperature dropped … Continue reading

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How to Bust 100 Yards

I had a reader ask me to explain how someone can add or bust hundreds of yards of fabric in one year.  That's Santa, not the reader, on the left.  I’ll do my best to summarize what I’ve seen other … Continue reading

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Working On It

Between my job, the weather, the holidays and a sick child I have lost my rhythm and feel like I haven’t accomplished anything in days.  Like everything else in life, it will pass.   The scarf continues to grow as … Continue reading

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Stashbusting 2009

Judy at Patchwork Times invited us to continue our stashbusting efforts into next year.  I didn’t use as much fabric this year as I would have liked, but the challenge made me more conscious of what I had and what … Continue reading

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Everyday Creativity Week Four

I had mixed results in the fourth week of getting up early to sew.  I started out strong, but life got the better of me later in the week.  I continued getting up early but used the time for household … Continue reading

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What’s Going On?

With the various holidays making this such a busy time of year, I wanted to take a minute to thank everyone for reading.  I hope I’m providing something of value that you can take with you and use in your … Continue reading

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