Category Archives: Needlepoint

Blueberry season

I’ve been steadily picking away at my second sock and have completed the heel flap and pick up of the gusset stitches. I just need to finish the decreases and then clear sailing down to the toe. This stage makes … Continue reading

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Windy Monday

It’s been a very windy day. The waves are huge and I’ve seen several boats struggling a bit going through the channel that is between two small islands just off our NW side. It makes me very glad that I … Continue reading

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A Finish and a long forgotten UFO unearthed – long post, you’ll need a cup of tea or something

It’s another beautiful Monday in the Bay. A bit of cloud coverage today is helping to keep the worst of the heat in check and later N and I will go for a swim. His swimming “lessons” with me are … Continue reading

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Almost there

Look! I finished my first sock! It was so satisfying, I immediately cast the second sock onto the needles and am sure already that they will be fraternal twins. OK by me – I made a sock!! ┬áMargo, your comments … Continue reading

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It only took 11 years.

70,620 stitches and 11 years later I have finally finished one of my most anticipated projects. I loved the process and I love the finished stitch. I’m sure that John is somewhere having a small panic attack if he reads … Continue reading

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Switching gears – who’s in?

So, this morning I spent an hour (an HOUR!) looking for a WIP to join in with some folks over on Instagram who are working on a Glendon Place dessert design. I have one in progress and would love to … Continue reading

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best laid plans

I really would like to be posting more often, but this time of year is just so crazy that a whole week has passed since my last post and it feels like it was only yesterday. Both kids have birthdays, … Continue reading

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Just another Manic Monday, I wish it were Sunday.

‘Cause that’s my fun day. It’s paperwork Monday here for me, and I can tell you I’d much rather be stitching or knitting. However, since those activities don’t pay the bills – paperwork it is. I can reminisce though, and … Continue reading

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’tis the season

It’s that time of year where sniffly noses and over-scheduled calendars collide. Nicholas has been down for the count for the last two days with a nasty bug. We’ve been lying low during the day and John takes over when … Continue reading

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outhouses?

It was a very nice weekend here. We took a short trip to the marina for ice cream and some tubing fun off the boat for Sarah. ┬áJohn began working on building an outhouse for the times that the family … Continue reading

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