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The Ultimate Scrap Quilt

For some time now, I’ve been sewing together small bits of leftover fabric that I collect in zip-lock bags, and turning them into pillow covers and occasionally a quilt top. Some of the pieces are quite small — two inches … Continue reading

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Not So Ugly After All

For the last few months, I’ve been engaged in an ongoing project where I am making a series of blocks using fabrics from my bin of batik fabrics paired with the same background fabric. There is this one fabric that, … Continue reading

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Back to the Studio

Since we got back from Europe, I’ve been so focused on blogging about our trip that I haven’t posted anything about my crafting. I’ve been working on a variety of projects: I finished a pair of socks, I’m in the … Continue reading

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Our European Vacation: What Genuine “Bike Culture” Looks Like

Seattle likes to tout itself as being “bike-friendly.” I’ll admit that it’s better than it used to be. When my husband and I bought our house in North Seattle back in 2009, I wouldn’t have been caught dead riding my … Continue reading

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At the Art Museum: Kehinde Wiley

This morning, Tim and I made a point of heading downtown to see the exhibit of artwork at the Seattle Art Museum by Kehinde Wiley, before it closes tomorrow. I’m glad we went, but I’m also glad we didn’t go … Continue reading

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Swatching for Paris

With our trip to Europe fast approaching, I need to plan for what knitting project I will take. I want something that won’t knit up *too* fast. I’m not looking to complete anything, but a project that can keep me … Continue reading

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Early Blooms at Dunn Gardens

A few days ago, I received an email from Dunn Gardens informing me that the garden would be open to members-only today for a special look at the snowdrops, which are peaking early due to recent warmer-than-usual weather. Though Tuesday … Continue reading

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