Monthly Archives: April 2005

weekend getaway

Sorry for the absence, but we are in Portland for the weekend, and I did not bring any knitting projects. I’m in between things right now, so there wasn’t anything appropriate to bring. I feel rather lost. In the meantime, … Continue reading

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organic chocolate

There’s a restaurant in one of the little beach towns around here that serves great clam chowder. You can get it in a bread bowl, which I think is one of the greatest inventions in the world. Rachael introduced me … Continue reading

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random stuff

I’ve been busy or something lately, so not much crafting has been going on. We did go see David Sedaris last night, and he was so hilarious our faces hurt. He encouraged everyone to buy this book, which he edited. … Continue reading

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not-so-wild flowers

I tried to go see the wildflowers, but the weather was iffy, and the flowers decided to take a break (well, they kind of started tapering off a couple weeks ago). The landscape was still beautiful, though. And now I … Continue reading

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crafty book isbn

The genius Hillary had the excellent idea to post the ISBN numbers for Japanese crafty books. She also has great information about where and how to order any of these. Others have followed suit, and you can go here to … Continue reading

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the legendary pink cookie

Okay, the blog police busted me for being flaky on posts, so here ya go. Once upon a time, in a very unlikely place (Spokane, WA), I discovered the most delectable cookie ev-uh. It was big, melt-in-your-mouth buttery, dense, and … Continue reading

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crafty books galore

We had a fun but quick trip to the Bay Area. Peter got his boat fix and got to test drive a Dodge Sprinter, and I got to see some old friends (including cancer-fighting Megan, who is looking very good … Continue reading

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sharpie mania

Yes, yes, I KNOW I have previously declared my love for Sharpies, but hello, they keep outdoing themselves! Look what I found today! MINI SHARPIES Good, no? And after my mini Sharpie high I got an incredible package of Japan … Continue reading

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supereggplant delivers

A couple of you asked about the long skirt pattern in the Seventeen magazine. Here is the pattern: Here are the numbers, clockwise from the upper left-hand corner, in case you can’t see them in the photo: 11″ foldline Waist … Continue reading

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to be 17 again

Check out this great magazine I was gifted! It’s from 1973 and has all sorts of crafty instructions. Here are some lovely long skirts you can sew: How about some knit halter tops? And my personal favorite–a cycling suit. Yup, … Continue reading

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