Monthly Archives: August 2008

bad blogger

The in-laws were in town last week, so we chased around town and ate marionberry pie and such. Also, I thought I developed restless arm syndrome, but I think I pinpointed the cause–taking calcium before bed (which the TMJ doctor … Continue reading

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shopping fun

Tokyo Made is a great online shop that offers all sorts of goodies by independent designers, many of them based in Tokyo. I had been admiring the artwork of Sidney Pink for quite some time, and I finally decided to … Continue reading

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lovely lycra

I’m sure you are as shocked as I am that I am blogging two days in a row! That hasn’t happened in years! Anyway, as promised, I did make some running shirts for myself with my new coverstitch machine and … Continue reading

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Peter got me a new toy for my birthday–a Polaroid PoGo! It is a miniature photo printer. You take photos with your cell phone or digital camera, and you can instantly print out sticker photos on the PoGo (with a … Continue reading

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smocky toppy

Before I could set up my sweatshop to crank out running gear, I had to finish this blouse (changing the threads on my serger is not too horrible, but I’m also too lazy to do it very often). The fabric … Continue reading

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Sewing plans

It’s summer, which means it’s marathon training season! Every Saturday morning I run with a big group, and at this point I think I am the oldest, laziest, and most shoddily dressed runner of the bunch. Seriously, my running clothes … Continue reading

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