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A Drive-By Update

Just a quick note to say that it might be a while before my next post.  I’m having connectivity issues with my desktop computer.  I need to post my last Me-Made-May pictures, as well as a new 1940s nightgown.  I … Continue reading

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Sew for Victory!

Ever since starting my job at the fabric shop, my sewing productivity has gone down hill.  I’ve been a bad blogger and bad sewist.  When I saw Rochelle from http://luckylucille.com post about an upcoming sewalong, I knew I had to … Continue reading

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Third time’s the charm!

Please excuse all the threads.  I wanted to take pictures of this as soon as I finished it.  This is my third time making St. James.  The second one is a Christmas gift, so there are no online picture of … Continue reading

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McCall’s 4136

I’m really happy with today’s FO.  This is view B from McCall’s 4136 (1973).  To my eye, this view looks more 40’s to me than the other view that I blogged about last month.  I also find it to be … Continue reading

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The New Job

I thought I’d give y’all an update on the job, since it looks like I might not have anything FOs to share for a while.  This is because of a rule at the fabric shop that only the manage can … Continue reading

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Yarncraft #19

Just a warning, this post is picture-heavy.  I wanted to share my new book with y’all.  I have a couple 1930’s knitting book reprints and several original 1950’s knitting books, but this is my first 1940’s book.  I may go … Continue reading

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Frogging, frogging, frogging

I guess the fact that there are no reviews of this cardi on Ravlery should have warned me off.  This is the Shelburne cardigan from Knitting Fashions of the 1940s, by Jane Waller.  The initial decision to frog it came … Continue reading

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An Adventure!

I admit it, I am not a well-traveled gal.  I’ve been on a Caribbean cruise and have spent alot of time in various parts of Ontario, Canada but other than that, I’ve never left the States.  My husband, on the … Continue reading

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A Short Hiatus

Just a quick note to tell y’all that my old MacBook Pro has finally given up the ghost. My husband has decided to move me to Linux, which he had been using for years. I expect to have a major … Continue reading

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A Drive-by

Just a quick note to say Happy New Year.  I’ve got some FOs and wardrobe planning to share in a future post.  However, I’ve got family in from out of town, which limits my access to both my sewing room … Continue reading

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