Monthly Archives: May 2012

Monday Project Report – Chris’s Baseball Jersey Sweater – Ugh

As great as I felt about how Chip’s sweater came out is as bad as I feel about how Chris’s sweater came out – and it’s NOT MY FAULT!!!  I did what I could to save this one, but, well, … Continue reading

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Food on Friday – Pierogies

Okay, I know I promised this a long time ago, but as we know, life got in the way of recent blogging timeliness – so better late than never. Our Easter dinners are decidedly Polish.  Every year we would search out … Continue reading

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Hawk Studio – Happy “Thor’s”day

We kind of like that whole Norse Viking thing in our house.  Celtic designs with a Nordic flair rule!!! So, when Chip found Torfin on Etsy, a shop which hand casts buckles in a Norse design, a match was made … Continue reading

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Natural Dyeing – In Search of Blue using Black Beans

In the world of natural dyes, the sources for blue are fairly limited.  The obvious choice for blue is Indigo – but this wonderful dye requires either the use of a fermentation vat or the addition of a chemical to … Continue reading

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Vash’s First Communion

May is proving to be one of the most hectic months of 2012 so far, with lots of special events and extracurricular activities and jumping between courthouses for me.   The first special event of May took place last Sunday – … Continue reading

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