Category Archives: General stuff

Kingdom A&S 2011

Last Kingdom A&S was hot and pretty good. I entered things in the open A&S category, got some good feedback. All in all pretty decent. This Kingdom A&S was also hot, but so much more excellent. Best one yet, I’d … Continue reading

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Crazy project is still crazy

But I found some time to make delicious chicken meatballs: (Obviously have not spent much time cleaning my kitchen. That will come soon.) We ate those things for so long, and I’m so sad they’re gone. The last few found … Continue reading

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Big things

Hang in there a bit longer – I’ve been working on a big bookbinding project. I promise posts once it’s done and I have more time free!

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Renaissance Festival

I learned a valuable lesson this weekend: go to the Renaissance Festival on a cooler day. You will feel better and also save money on bottled water. (Did you know the RenFest has a monopoly on water? They do. If … Continue reading

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FREEEEEEE

This will be short and sweet. 1. I am a designer. Designers are beginning to need to design things for iPads (even me, actually). 2. I am not made of money. 3. This is a perfect solution. Provided I’m that … Continue reading

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S&W shopping

Do not fear, gentle reader! I did do the requisite S&W shopping. And here are my purchases: Silk, merino and cashmere blend roving from Creatively Dyed Yarns. We hit this booth up first every year. I brought some yarn from … Continue reading

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Sheep and Wool, Part 2

In which we actually go to the Sheep and Wool festival. We got up all bright and early and, eschewing a wholesome breakfast in favor of delicious bagels (vacation is carte blanche for that). The first year we went, it … Continue reading

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Epic post is epic.

Which is why you get it in installments! Lo, here is day one of the yearly fiber adventure! In which we misestimate how long it takes to get from Atlanta to Maryland, and have some lady-type adventures on the way. … Continue reading

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Take that, mediocre photos!

I do a lot of complaining about my iPhone’s photo quality. Now, I recognize that the iPhone is a wonderful piece of technology, and I am thrilled at being able to tweet the random things I see on the road … Continue reading

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Giganto embroidery project

I am slowly making some progress, but it is so slow. Mostly because I’m attempting to embroider all the diamond shapes on a three-yard piece of fabric, using my tambour hook, and also a cheapo embroidery hoop. I had championed … Continue reading

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