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    Felted wool dog sweater.

    I’ve been squirreling away Evan’s old wool sweaters for a while now—the ones that are too nubbly or moth-eaten for Goodwill—and I turned one of them into a sweater for Bruno. I’m…

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    Draft python.

    Do you ever forget that you know how to make stuff? Like, with your hands? My first impulse when I need something that’s sewn is to look on Etsy, so I suggested…

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    Grey Tuesday.

    I’m curled up on the sofa with my coffee and a manuscript for a book I’m working on the cover for. The story is told from a dog’s point of view, which…

  • IKEA 2008 textiles.

    As I’ve mentioned before (more than once), some of the things IKEA does best are their textiles! I’ve been waiting impatiently for the 2008 lines to hit the stores, and hopefully this…

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    Folded fabrics.

    The office/studio has been such a disaster for so long that it’s a huge relief to just have my fabrics folded and put away on a shelf instead of being stuffed into…

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    Patricia fabric close-up.

    I picked up a couple of yards of the Patricia fabric from IKEA I mentioned the other day. It’s very nice in person; the size of the print is much larger than…

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    Checkbook cover!

    Project completed! Checkbook cover with a purely decorative button. Yay!…

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    Two new books.

    I have two lovely new books to encourage me to sew: 1. Simple Sewing by Lotta Jansdotter 2. Bend-the-Rules Sewing by Amy Karol I have so many projects around the house to…

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