Archive for September, 2006

Abby’s new fall sweater

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Fall is coming fast in Chicago and I thought Abby should have a new turtle neck cable sweater. She is a stylish city dog after all.The basic dog sweater pattern can be found here. This is a great pattern to create a sweater in any size to fit your dog and it is simple to […]


What I Did On My Summer Vacation

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I knit my first cable sweater. This is Patons “Must have Cardigan” in Knitpicks Shine Worsted cotton.When I was at my mother in laws house I laid it out on her lovely patio to block. It dried in minutes in that hot Los Angeles sun.Attracting a baby lizard.It’s really soft.


Fauna rejected from IQA after all

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I got the news from IQA that they think the wires on the cactus are too sharp and they can not accept it into the show. So it looks like IQA is truly a quilt show in the end even though there seems to be a greater and greater emphasis on art quilts, the quilts […]


Home from California…finally

I could have flown to Australia in the time it took me to get home from Los Angeles. I booked the shortest flight I could find considering I would be traveling with 3 kids and a small dog (carry on). I had a non-stop flight on United, 4 hours total. We got to the airport […]


Scenes from Northern California

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Bodega Bay Tide pool creatures Fruit trees on a friends property in Sonoma County Lichen only grows where the air is clean. Boating with friends on Folsom Lake Cactus fruit