My Week In Stitches and Merry Christmas!

I'm enjoying my first paid holiday in over 10 years, and I have to say "enjoy" is exactly the right word!  The girls turned on Christmas music this morning while my mom made cinnamon rolls for tomorrow morning, and now they're rolling out and cutting sugar cookies.  They're old enough to do this basically unsupervised -... Continue Reading →

My Week In Stitches

A quick update on my WIPs:Hallie's sweater is nearly done!  Hooray!  Her birthday is on the 7th.  I was getting worried about finishing it in time, mostly because I wasn't picking it up and working on it.  I'm on the second sleeve now.  Once this is done I'll be back to knitting legwarmers.  By the... Continue Reading →

Catch Up Post #4 – WIP

Now, finally, we get to current projects!  Thanks for bearing with me over the last week while I showed what I've been up to - there really were things I wanted to share with you, and I'm glad I'm able to do it now.When the 9 year old was picking out yarn for her friend's... Continue Reading →

Finish Photos – 3 of 3

Finally, here are the photos of K's Easter dress. Also a circle skirt, with crocheted straps.  I measured her shoulders very carefully, and forgot that crocheted cotton stretches!  So I do need to shorten the straps some what.Here's the back - I made it into a racer-back style.And her artistic "in the tree" shot.  Because... Continue Reading →

Finish Photos – 2 of 3

My turn!  When I finished taking pictures of H, I handed the camera to her.  She actually really enjoys photography and is getting pretty good at it.  I'm going to look for more opportunities for her to take pictures this summer.  Okay, okay, enough stalling - here are pictures of me actually wearing my Easter... Continue Reading →

Finish Photos – 1 of 3

Today's finish - my elder daughter's Easter dress.  Seriously, it took me this long to get photos because it's been super-cold in the Boise area - we finally had a nice warm Sunday, so she wore it to church.  When we got home, I dragged her outside for a photo shoot next to the plum... Continue Reading →

My Week In Stitches

Last week was productive!  I managed to meet all of my April goals!Easter Sunday was beautiful here in the Boise area.  Cold, but very pretty.  We held 2 services at our church, so I didn't get a chance to take pictures of the girls in their dresses.  By the time I got home they had... Continue Reading →

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