Saturday, October 31, 2009


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I like that this shrub is going against all seasonal "rules"
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Friday, October 30, 2009


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Thursday, October 29, 2009


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Wednesday, October 28, 2009


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Monday, October 26, 2009


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Sunday, October 25, 2009


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Saturday, October 24, 2009


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Friday, October 23, 2009

The pink quilt

I finished the quilt I made for the neighbors' twins!
De back is some fabric I had that had exacltly the right colors and the border is made from the pink cover (I had some left) I quilted a sun (circles and beams).

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Sunday, October 18, 2009


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Found this in the thrift store today
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Saturday, October 17, 2009


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Friday, October 16, 2009

Leave peeping

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Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Thrifted treasure

A cute little suitcase full of embroidery patterns, finished embroidery and thread.

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Tuesday, October 13, 2009

A new hobby

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Now that I stopped knitting, I'm trying to find something else to keep my hands busy. I never thought I'd like embroidery, but I actually do. At least this way, no pattern, just free styling with needle and thread. I may have found a new hobby.
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Sunday, October 11, 2009

Creative mess

Love that.
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Saturday, October 10, 2009


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Friday, October 9, 2009


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Thursday, October 8, 2009

In the garden

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Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Instead of knitting

... I'm rereading my favorite books. Also quite nice.
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Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Lots of hats and some bad news

Hold on to your seats, I've been knitting hats like crazy lately.

Eight in total, so that would be enough to gift for Sinterklaas (like the scarfs a few years ago), if I skip my own husband and children.

I also made great progress on the schrap blanket.

But... although I've been knitting less and less lately, my hands still hurt a lot. So much that I can hardly drive, take pictures or type.
So this was the last knitting update for a while. I'm going to pack up my things, get them out of sight (or I'll pick something up anyway) and find myself something else to do.
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Monday, October 5, 2009


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Sunday, October 4, 2009

Warm and cozy

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Saturday, October 3, 2009

Almost done

The neighbors just had twins and I thought it would be nice to make them a simple quilt for the girls to play on. These thrifted vintage fabrics were perfect for what I intended to make. The top is finished, now on to the quilting.
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Friday, October 2, 2009

Feels like fall

Outside (though the strawberries are still going strong)

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And inside

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Thursday, October 1, 2009

Thrifted treasures

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