Author Archives: civilwarrose5

Project Linus – Blanket #25

Project Linus Blanket #25: “Shorted” I can’t believe that this is the 25th blanket I’ve crocheted for Project Linus! Of course, looking at my stock of yarn it seems like I haven’t crocheted nearly enough to justify the stash! Oh … Continue reading

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Woodworking: It’s Rather Pressing

Okay, the subject today is a horrible pun. Today I wanted to show off the pressing tools that Jay has made me for my sewing room. Since all of September is National Sewing Month I’m doing my best to relate … Continue reading

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Warm Embers Cardigan – 9-13-19

It’s amazing that all of this: Can turn into this: No, I haven’t finished it yet. I have a few more projects lined up so I will be happy when I CAN say that this is done. Since September is … Continue reading

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Lean-To Progress!

Remember a long time ago when I said that we were going to finally use this space next to our house? I said that we were going to build an airplane-storing lean-to in this spot? And remember that Jay had … Continue reading

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First Attempt Sewing a T-Shirt

Since it’s National Sewing Month, and also a long weekend, I decided to try sewing a long-sleeved t-shirt. I’ve never worked with knits before so I wanted to give it a try. I’ll give you a head’s up that it … Continue reading

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Labor Day Air Show – 2019

This weekend was the annual air show that we always attend. At least, we’ve attended it together since we started dating. Before that, Jay would attend it with his dad or uncle. This year it was the Thunderbirds turn to … Continue reading

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The Joy of Hermiting

Hermiting:┬áverb 1. the act of being a hermit Last Thursday I told Jay that as soon as I arrived home from work on Friday I was hermiting for the rest of the weekend. The only time I intended to leave … Continue reading

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