Monthly Archives: February 2013

Skinny Jeans: the red version

Since I had the pattern all worked out for my skinny jeans, I decided to make another pair.  A pretty, dark red twill purchased online and I set to work. These went together quickly.  The twill is a nice quality … Continue reading

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Beginnings of Another Doll

Here’s a sneak peek at the beginnings of another jointed doll.  I’ve got the fabrics picked out for her clothing, but she’s going to have to wait a bit.  There’s a pair of pants that I want to finish and … Continue reading

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Laced Herringbone Square

I’ve been working on my armadillo again.  Just a little.  I’ve added a few laced herringbone squares to each side of the body armor.  This stitch is the latest in the Take a Stitch Tuesday challenge from pintangle. The stitch … Continue reading

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Triangular Feather Stitch

Time for Take a Stitch Tuesday.  I skipped last week…I’ll have to make it up later.  This week’s stitch was a winner though.  It’s another variation of feather stitch and a good candidate for my slow project–the armadillo. Here is … Continue reading

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An Early Valentine

My latest project required a heart.  Out comes my stash of bits and pieces.  And there it is.  A hand marbled heart on silk charmeuse.  It’s  a small piece with four hearts on it.  I only need one.  I have … Continue reading

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Dream Journal–Bound and Finished

Planning ahead is something I totally overdo with my dolls, not so much with the two dimensional stuff.  I often create  and then wonder what I’m going to do with it.  Especially the books.  Once I’ve gathered up some finished … Continue reading

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