Monthly Archives: October 2011


I’ve put the final stitches in her hair, sewn on the little button, and laced up her shoes.  Now she is complete! I was able to cut the bib of her pinafore with a lion in the middle.  It fit … Continue reading

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Empty House Again

Both of my children have left, sent off with tearful goodbyes.  It was a wonderful week having them home again.  In addition to all the fun things like partying and visiting and eating, we accomplished quite a bit of work.  … Continue reading

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Another Doll Begun

I’ve got another doll started and figured I’d better get a picture of her out because I don’t think I’ll have a chance to work on her again for awhile.  My two out of town children are here and will … Continue reading

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New Clothes

My youngest child, Martha, will graduate in December with two degrees:  Sculpture and Fashion Design.  She always has something great that she is working on.  Thanks to her, I’ve gotten the urge to make myself some new clothes. We went … Continue reading

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Going out of my comfort zone

This post has nothing to do with stitching.  I’ve been sewing since I was a little girl.  In fact I sewed myself into a box that said STITCHER.  I could not think of myself as a artist.  I can’t paint.  … Continue reading

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A New Farm Girl

I’ve been calling her Cow Girl, but that really gives the wrong impression of who she is.  She really needs a name.  Quick! Because her hair is pulled up into two little ponytails, she has appliqued ears with a bit … Continue reading

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Dream Journal page 2

I seem to be moved to work on these pages more than other things at the moment.  I’m in a more introspective turn of mind. Sometimes it seems that I can’t bear to get wet.  Even when I know that … Continue reading

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