Author Archives: civilwarrose5

Completed Crochet Projects

A lot of people won’t crochet in the summer because they claim it’s too hot. I think that I naturally gravitate to crochet because in the past if I wanted to sew I had to do so in the sauna … Continue reading

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Staying Cool in the Workshop

It’s been very warm. I usually don’t like to run our A.C., but I think I’ve had it on for the last week. Over the next few days the temps are suppose to hover in the 90’s area. That’s fine … Continue reading

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Ice Yarns Haul #3

Looking at my crochet area you would probably suggest to me that I don’t need any more yarn for quite a while. After all, I haven’t used up all the yarn from my last Ice Yarns order. But here’s the … Continue reading

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Woodworking Organizers

I have been busy with my various projects, but I noticed that Jay seemed to be in a bit of a lull. He’s been drawing up a lot of things in SketchUp, but the woodworking machines have been quiet. I’ve … Continue reading

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Household Helpers

I didn’t know what title to use for this post. I have two different projects in different disciplines that really don’t go together. Yet, here they are. First, for my friend’s birthday I decided to make her a couple of … Continue reading

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Crocheted Garment Wishlist

Jay asked me what I wanted for my birthday. What I really wanted was something beyond his power to give me. What I really wanted was a lot of crocheting time and a wrist that can withstand the repetitive motion … Continue reading

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Mid-June Sewing

I’ve been trying to find little snippets of time to spend in my sewing room. It’s such a bright and inviting space. Also, I don’t feel like I’m in a dark, closing-in-on-me sauna. My friend is due with her first … Continue reading

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Time Out!

As an adult I recognize that there are times when I need to go to my room for a Time Out. There are days when EVERYTHING went wrong. Work was horrible and stressful. Traffic was a mess. Everybody driving in … Continue reading

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More Concrete Statues and Roses

It wouldn’t be Spring on this blog if I didn’t have some concrete statues and roses to show you, right? To be fair, I only bought one new concrete statue this year and it’s going to be given as a … Continue reading

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N-Scale Layout – Wind Turbine

The village of Jayville had stalled on its progress. The residents were still trying to raise enough money to put stained glass in the church and various merchants still needed roofs on their buildings. It seems that most of the … Continue reading

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