Hers · Sewing

Cape Caper #2 – A gift for a friend

this is the only picture I have of this cape.  all the construction photos were on the phone that took a dive into the toilet at McDonalds.  :’-(


A lovely friend and co-worker was to retire at the end of the month.  In the past she had admired my cape (yesterday, a shop girl referred to it as a “cloak”.  I like that) and had asked “how much to make one”.  We had talked about it a little bit, but never gotten around to choosing fabric.  Now that she was to retire, something had to happen. Continue reading “Cape Caper #2 – A gift for a friend”

Hers · Knitting

On this 3rd day of Christmas – Wednesday

What I did on my 3rd day of Christmas:

I tried on my new (to me) brown antique hat with brown ostrich feathers.  It matched my outfit, my plan was to wear it to work.  It looked fantastic, but I lost my nerve.  I set it back down.

I went to work.

On my first break, Continue reading “On this 3rd day of Christmas – Wednesday”

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On my 2nd day of Christmas – Tuesday

I went back to work.

I mailed two Christmas cards, received one and a package.

I assisted partner in picking up more sheet rock.

I started reading “Solaced: 101 Uplifting narratives about corsets, well-being, and hope” by Lucy Williams, on my Kindle. Continue reading “On my 2nd day of Christmas – Tuesday”