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Some old tools to ring in the new year

My latest little find – celluloid (probably) needlework (probably) tools: Okay, the top two are easy.  Crochet hooks.  The next one could be a ‘needle’ – it’s flat, but could be used to thread elastic through a casing, or something … Continue reading

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Ithilien finishing details

As I was closing in on finishing the Ithilien Brocade Jacket, I was finally faced with some decisions that had been pretty easy to put off until that point.  I knew generally where I wanted to go with it, but … Continue reading

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Ithilien is finished!

It took a serious, concerted effort the last couple of weeks, but I did manage to finish my Ithilien Brocade Jacket just in time to check it in at our state fair. My eldest daughter kept telling me that I … Continue reading

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A bump in the road

Persuaded by my eldest daughter, I entered my Ithilien Brocade Jacket in the state fair. There’s just one teeny little problem with that… it’s not finished. I am writing this on August 22nd, and entries have to be checked in … Continue reading

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