Monthly Archives: July 2011

~1/2 Way There~

Have you ever gotten 50% of a project completed and realized just what a feat it was to get that far?  I think it depends on the project’s difficulty on how much stock I put on being halfway done that … Continue reading

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Perfect Match Between a Pattern and a Picture…

I like patterns that really look like the picture used to showcase the pattern.  I often wonder if the designers test their design instructions before sharing, not because of anything other than the results of ordinary people using the pattern … Continue reading

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The Crack of Dawn.

Waking up at the crack of dawn, is so common on a farm.  You know the saying, “the early bird catches the worm” and all that. On a farm, even on a Saturday morning, its early to rise no matter … Continue reading

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The Pioneer Spirit of Broomstick Lace

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I am working on my second broomstick lace jacket by Jennifer Hansen of Stitch Diva Studios.  Its a wonderfully complicated pattern using a simple technique I imagine brings me closer to my pioneer ancestors.  I like to think I have … Continue reading

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Knee High by The 4th of July!

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I love the challenge of learning something new.  I become a sponge sapping up all the knowledge of the latest challenge, learning terms, and the best way to go about my new venture.  For example, when I taught myself to … Continue reading

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The Farm that Once Was….

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I took my daughters, all 3, on a little adventure yesterday. I had to take some pictures in the ripened wheat.  This is truly my favorite time of year.  It is the moment where I honestly feel at “home” on … Continue reading

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