Monthly Archives: October 2012

Stripes Quilted with Bubbles

The “I Can’t Sew a Straight Line Quilt” enjoyed its stay at the Long Armed Quilter. With less than 24 hours to wheels up for a trip to  visit the daughter whose claim of not being able to sew a … Continue reading

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Never Too Old for Trick or Treat!

My 20-something daughter and her friends still enjoy Halloween. No Fairy Princess costumes for them – they wanted a more modern look. So Ipods it was! We used our older-than-technology-should-be ink jet printer to print the “screen” and the controller … Continue reading

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Manhattan Bound Ingenue Cardigan

Football season has started – time for knitting projects. I have always wanted to knit the Wendy Bernard Ingenue sweater (LOVE top down knitting!), but wanted a cardigan rather than a pullover.  The upcoming trip to Manhattan  seemed to be … Continue reading

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I Saved $210! The Destashification Overnighter

I love these overnight bags.  They are $225 at the Smithsonian Store. I think if I added up the cost of all the items I might put in an overnight bag, the total would still fall far short of $225! … Continue reading

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Season Spanning Stash Couture

Needed something to wear for the Manhattan trip scheduled for next week! In Manhattan, autumn has arrived.  In Arizona, at 100+ degrees, it is still summer! What to wear in both places?  Season Spanning Stash Couture! The Pattern Stash included … Continue reading

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