Monthly Archives: May 2005

what once was old is new again

Last year I made a skirt out of some circus fabric (I’d load the photo, but for some reason I am unable to do so). I loved the fabric, but the skirt was kind of frumpy and plain. So, last … Continue reading

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super crafty cabinet maker

I guess I am the indoor craftsperson, and Peter is the outdoor craftsperson. Look what he whipped up over the weekend: Before and After There’s the unsightly electrical box with cords followed by the lovely custom cabinet. Since I am, … Continue reading

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daisy dukes

No, I don’t wear short shorts like Daisy Duke, but I do wear daisy shorts! I used my standard McCall’s shorts/pants pattern (it has been discontinued) and the leftover vintage daisy fabric. Very comfy! And can we talk about doing … Continue reading

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calling all knitblunners

Here’s an invitation for all you knitblunners out there (knitblogger + runner). The San Francisco Marathon is coming up on July 31, 2005, and a small group of us are planning to do the half-marathon. So far it’s a small … Continue reading

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skirtin’ around

You know how sometimes you see something, and you kind of want it, but you decide you don’t *need* it, and then you start thinking about it more and more and kicking yourself for not getting it? Well, thank goodness … Continue reading

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sunny side up

Amy has a couple new lines of jewelry available at amyville now. And lucky me, I got a pair of breakfast earrings! With my donut necklace, I have a complete breakfast.

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do you like totes a lot, totes a lot, totes a lot

You’d think I have enough bags, but, well, Peter doesn’t call me the bag lady for nuthin’! When I saw some of Chikako‘s new items at her Nordic Section shop, I just couldn’t resist this little goodie: Cute, huh? It’s … Continue reading

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I have returned

Well, Amy is safe at home now. We had a fun-filled weekend with glorious weather! We stayed in a very cute little hotel in San Francisco that I must recommend: Cornell Hotel. It’s a French hotel in a great location … Continue reading

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heading north

Amy of amyville is coming to visit for the weekend. She’s never been to San Francisco before, so we are heading up there as soon as her plane touches down! If you see a crazy blonde and a crazy Asian … Continue reading

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daisy duffel

I have a nice little stash of vintage fabrics. I dug into it the other day to make a little duffel bag: I lined it with some heavy nylon, so it sorta kinda holds its form. I have enough fabric … Continue reading

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