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Kirsten Kimono T-Shirt
2015-09-26 13:34
Seems like the only thing I know how to sew anymore is t-shirts.  I used to think I would have more time to sew when I got older and when the kids were older.  But here I am, 52 ye… Read More
Ottobre Woman
2015-05-23 17:44
Did I mention that I feel like sewing again?!!  I've spent the last several years knitting and knitting, but would you believe, I have not knitted a stitch in over 2 months?! I've croch… Read More
Uptown Downtown Dress
2015-05-19 05:19
When I saw the call for pattern testers for a simple child's dress, I thought maybe this would be just the thing to motivate me to sew again.  (How I have missed sewing!)  So I ans… Read More
Daisy Dress - Ottobre 3/2015 No. 31
2015-05-19 05:17
 The simplicity of this dress pattern and its classic style first caught my attention while browsing through the recent Ottobre magazine.  I have been wanting to sew again (it's be… Read More
Crocheted Flower Garland
2014-03-28 06:06
One cold and blustery day last month, I walked into Walmart and spied the bright and cheery cotton yarn on the bottom shelf in the yarn department.  I bought multiple colors, not really… Read More
Sweetheart Granny Squares
2014-02-13 15:08
Not exactly square, but in the tradition of crocheted granny squares, these granny hearts are made with brightly colored yarn left over from other projects.  I found the pattern at a ne… Read More
Ottobre Cap Sleeve Pinafore Dress
2014-01-18 03:01
Ottobre Cap Sleeve Pinafore DressDesign #21 from the 6/2013 issueThe fabric is not the best for this pattern, but my sweet daughter really wanted a dress from this corduroy print, and I real… Read More
13 In 2013, Socks
2014-01-01 17:26
One knitting goal I had for 2013 was to knit 13 pairs of socks. I only made it to 12 pairs with number 13 still unfinished on the needles.  The green pair was sent to my second daughter… Read More
Felt Nativity Ornament
2013-12-17 18:52
The idea came from Pinterest.  Of course.  Like many of you, I find all kinds of clever and inspiring ideas on Pinterest.  But for once, instead of just pinning that idea, I a… Read More
Ottobre Meoow Cat Skirt
2013-12-05 07:07
When my most recent issue of Ottobre arrived in my mailbox and I saw the "Meoow" skirt with cat face pockets, I knew I had to make it for Emily. As everybody knows, she loves cats!  So… Read More

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