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Carousel baby cardigan - pattern by Lisa Chemery, sewn by Sew Fearless


Two weeks to due date. I’ve been feeling a strong need to retreat this last week. I haven’t felt like leaving the house as much, or visiting friends, or adventuring with my children. I’ve been touchy and emotional. During one of those grouchy moments when I was literally hiding from my children in my sewing […]

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Leather Case for Knitpicks Interchangeable Knitting Needles

Leather Interchangeable Knitting Needle Case

I’ve taken to stashing my current knitting project in my Better-Than-Basic Bag and working on a sweet little baby sweater during my now frequent visits to the OB waiting room. (36 weeks and counting!) When my interchangeable knitting needles‘ factory-made vinyl case bit the dust last week, and I ignored my family encouraged my children toward self-directed […]

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Trio of Pillows

Trio of Pillows

I’m finding myself being pulled away from my sewing room quite a bit these days. While I am feeling the emotional drive to do All The Projects, my body needs me to slow down and rest between these spurts of activity. I am also finding myself occupied more and more with “nesting” projects. Sadly, this […]

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busy hands

Becoming a Beginner again

My sister and her family came for a visit over the weekend. We both live far from family and these visits are as precious as they are few. It was perfect timing for me craft-wise because my sister is a knitting fiend, and I had the opportunity to peck her brain about my knitting project. […]

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curved quilt piecing

Does this mean my hobby has a hobby?

I caved. The lure of luxurious comfort in the form of cowls did me in. I bought some yarn and some needles and I am joining a knit along. Hopefully by Nov 9th, I’ll have a snuggly warm Gap-tastic Cowl to sport around the playground.  (more…)

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