Tag Archives: mending

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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5 Frugal Things

There were two cents waiting for me when I got to the self-checkout machine at the grocery store. The Pacific Northwest had an unusually warm and long summer. Short days, cool temperatures and rain, all proof that summer has past. When the … Continue reading

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20 year old sweater

I’ve owned this gray Shaker-Knit sweater for more than 20 years. Who knows how old it really is because I purchased it second-hand. It has served me very well. It’s warm, comfortable and the neutral gray color makes it very … Continue reading

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