1. Daisy and HAL hang out in the living room 2/ New Bike Basket day = Downpours of rain all day 3. Chicken Scratch Table Square 4. Yawning Abalard 5. What I wake up to most mornings 6. Gluten Free Bakery/coffee shop on my way to the fabric store 7. My view of… Read More Photo Friday: Vol 1
Spring In Portland I cold. Sweaters and dresses are key to looking put together for spring while staying warm. Here are a set of hand-knit sweaters and dresses I think would be paired lovely with them. #5 Beulah Cardigan by Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark In Twisted 45 North colorway Sea Otter (dark brown) Paired with Ted… Read More The Lust List: 5 Sweaters and Dresses.
The weather has turned back to it’s oppressive grey. I keep trying to think of all the positives that I can enjoy while the weather is still like this. (hand knits, hot chocolate, Extra Hot Vanilla Lattes) These small things will keep me going for a bit, but I am not quite sure they… Read More Cool, rainy and cruel: the Portland spring
My dining room table is covered with projects that need to be finished. I’ve got my sights set on finishing about 4 of them this week. As I was working out what was left to be done, what supplies needed to be picked up, i got a craving for cookies. It happens a lot when… Read More Oatmeal Cookies for 2
#5. The Museum Tunic by Anna Marie Horner I love this fabric, it comes in 4 lovely color ways and I could see myself making out of all of them. I try to limit my self to only making a pattern only twice. I think I will be making this in the lovely Citrus… Read More 5 Dresses to sew: spring 2012
I am sure that the FedEx guy is pretty fed up with my house over the past ten days. First 2 new iPads on launch day. Then two days in a row two giant Public bike boxes showed up My boyfriend’s on Tuesday and mine on Wednesday. It’s kind of impressive to receive a bike… Read More I Rode My Bicycle Past Your Window Last Night…
Yesterday was a beautiful day here in Portland. The sun shined most of the day it was a lovely temperature out. I spent most of the day riding my bike around portland. We biked down to the PSU Farmer’s Market. I made it almost all the way there except for the last set of pesky… Read More Market Day: March 24th
Spring may be peeking it’s head out here in portland. Granted the second official day of spring it snowed 2 inches overnight. BUT today was cloudy, but lovely and for the most part dry! The weather forecast for the weekend is coldish but dry! (Hurray for bike riding weather) So my mind turns to spring… Read More Spring has Sprung
My projects seem to be conspiring against me. I’ve run out of one or more colors of floss on each project that I have started lately. . The first panel of two for the kitchen curtains is almost done, but I ran out of gray Floss! Then I thought well I’ll work on the panel… Read More Holding Pattern.
Today has been a rather gray day. I’ve kept my nose tucked in side watching TV and embroidering more then anything else. I’ve also been waging a battle of stitch tension with Greta, my 1819 Singer with a bolt on motor. I think I am gonna have to realize that old motor may have given… Read More The Perfect Weather for sewing.