Category Archives: Sewing

Holey Socks

One of my resolutions for 2017 is to complete the many unfinished projects in my sewing room. For some time whenever I came across a sock with a hole in it I tossed in in a to-be-mended box. From the … Continue reading

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Resolution update

You already know I’ve been working on hats and mittens. In addition to these I made 11 other hats. I finished a tote bag too. After filling it with groceries I took it to the neighborhood food bank.

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Mega- Thrifting

I took advantage of the MLK day sales and spent the whole day thrifting. In 6 hours I traveled 35 mile, visited 10 stores and spent $49.06. So what did I purchase? I bought 4- 99 cent sweaters at Goodwill. 2 of … Continue reading

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Resolutions #6-9

#6 Read 12 books 12 books might not seem ambitious to you but I read very slowly. I suppose I have some degree of dyslexia. Thought  when I was in school dyslexia if it was known wasn’t addressed as it … Continue reading

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Thrift Report

Just before Lou’s passing ( Thank you to all who posted condolence messages for me) I spent the day thrifting and came home with some timely purchases. The hanging basket will replace this one. I harvested the knobs off the … Continue reading

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Unlikely Source

While digging through the 25 cent box at Helping Hands, I found a sage green sheet with a white leaf print. I thought it would make a lovely summer dress. The problem: So I dug a little deeper and found … Continue reading

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Thrift Report

I had a difficult time deciding what posts to delete. I think enough space is freed up to allow me to post for a while before having to sort through the archives again. Any how I have a bit of … Continue reading

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