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    Spring Cleaning!

    Do you guys remember what this means? Two years ago in spring, I was breaking up with my ex and I threw away, sold, or donated about 60% of my things. Last year, with no special circumstance, I got rid…

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    Quilt Top is Complete!

    Three and a half years after I started on it, I finished my quilt top. I realized during all the cleaning of my craft room that I was nearly done making squares so I busted out the last few over the…

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    Ahoy Maties! Thar Be Treasure!

    Okay, maybe not. But there will be a treasure chest! When our renter moved out, he left a few things behind, most of which we threw out. But this I rescued from the garbage and knew I had to clean…

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    Thrift Store Day!

    I decided Thursday morning I’d go thrift store shopping. I only know of three thrift stores off-hand, but the internet is my friend. I started off with the three shops I knew. I was looking for certain items- books for…

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    New Items in The Shop!

    I’ve been working on adding new items to my shop that I’ve recently made or have decided not to keep. There’s more yarns in my shop now, one of which is temporarily free, and the rest of which are all on…

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    New Items in the Shop! I’ve Been Busy!

    I’ve been trying to dedicate an hour a day to crafting the last few days and I feel like I am making progress. It should be easy to do something I love but sometimes it feels like work, you know?…

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    Things I’ve Been Doing

    I’ll let the pictures do the talking this time! I reorganized my yarn stash and made it by color. A few look a bit out of place in the photo but honestly they’d be more or of place in another…

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    What Now?

    The time since I last posted has been filled with a variety of things. I’ve finished the last of my knitting UFOs (Un-Finished Objects) with the exception of my blanket, which I’m still slogging along on. I have an informal…

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    Simplicity 9723 The Whole Shebang!

    Simplicity 9723 features a dress with two styles of skirt, and a jacket. At PatternReview.com, two people have reviewed this pattern and they have had mixed things to say. One, its extremely historically inaccurate. Two, there have been various issues…

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    Simplicity 2154 & A Maxi Skirt

    Back in June, I sewed up the blouse in this pattern, and though my fabric choice was pretty and it looked nice, it didn’t work out. The fabric shredded through the seams with the slightest pressure, and even with seam…