January 21, 2013

my weekend in pics (mostly)

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Remember this scarf I was itching to make? Well, I made it this weekend from six fat quarter cotton pieces. Decided on muted tones. I'm loving it and thought of doing a little hand stitchery here and there but then decided it would be too much. I still may add a simple blanket stitch around the edges. What do you think?

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I'm the (self professed) queen of Kindle samples. I've probably read hundreds. Am I the only one with this rather odd little habit? Please fess up if you do it, too.

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The sun finally showed it's lovely face!

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Obsessing over pink navel oranges.

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Sophie killed a goose

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because the Falcons lost.

How was your weekend?

P.S. I'll have another "Simple Solution" tomorrow.  Stay tuned!


12 comments:

  1. I revived a leather heirloom piece from 1956. If you like, have a look: http://www.kokopellidesign.blogspot.de/2013/01/zweites-leben-fur-ein-erbstuck-teil_20.html

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  2. The scarf is so pretty! I have seen these but wondered if the cotton would just be too stiff around my neck. I really think I need a knit of some kind. I think it is lovely as is!

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  3. I love the scarf! I don't like the Falcons much now. (they should have won).

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  4. Love the scarf Lori, great colours!!

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  5. Now I'm craving an orange!!! And our Kelly wants to play with your Sophie!!!

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  6. I have been looking for the perfect scarf for my new teal coat. I would like something that will keep me warm and have a pleasing mix of colors. This would be perfect! If only I could sew more than a button! Thanks for sharing! Enjoy the day. Erin

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  7. Your scarf looks lovely - especially with the touch of aqua to brighten it nicely. Please tell me, is it warm, being made of cotton fabric?

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  8. This little snippit of snapshots into your weekend is lovely. The scarf is wonderful and I'm so envious of your sewing skills.
    As far as the Kindle samples, I can't do it. If I read a section of a book and I like it, I MUST read the rest. I can't deal with only a portion of a story. It's like having a friend tell you they have a secret about another friend but you can't know what it is. Yup, it excruciatingly flexes my curiosity. But, I bet it's not just you that reads them. I bet.

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  9. those oranges! beautiful! i just got a Kindle for Christmas. I have lots of little samples so far. addicting for sure! xoxo Have a great day, Lori

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