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Project No. 9—Knit Cap


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I let my gaze wander for just a minute while waiting for a tuna fish sandwich at Abundant Yarn & Dyeworks' Busy Bee Café (8524 SE 17th Ave., 258-9276, www.abundantyarn.com). It landed on what l ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 12, 2007 Layne Stratton

Project No. 8: Project/Picnic Bag — Part 6


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Eager to put some straps on my new project bag, I had to fix a few things first. Working the thickness of eight layers of fabric under the sewing machine's pressure foot (the metal guide that helps mo ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 5, 2007 Layne Stratton

Project No. 8: Project/Picnic Bag — Part 5


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Last week I was in a pickle. Having blown through any thread in my stash that might rock the exterior of my new bag, I needed to purchase more. Also craving a pick-me up, I ambled out the door to Hear ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2007 Layne Stratton

Project No. 8: Project/Picnic Bag—Part 4


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Almost ready to begin sewing my new project bag together, it occurred to me my old bag lacked an organized system for carrying knitting needles. I laid my needles on the front panel liner (right side ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 22, 2007 Layne Stratton

Project No. 8: Project/Picnic Bag — Part 3


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With the front panel appliquéd and ready to go, I cut the remaining panels for my new project bag. The exterior of the bag is made out of corduroy; the inside liner, of colorful printed cotton. ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 15, 2007 Layne Stratton

Project Z: Banana Bread-Bread Pudding


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I was reading wweek.com and came across Casey Jarman's post about scoring free pie when you record an album at Great Magnet Recording. At the very end, in italics, Jarman says "fifty bucks to the firs ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 8, 2007 Layne Stratton

Project 8: Project/Picnic Bag - Part 2


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After buying supplies for my new project bag last week, I was eager to decorate the front panel with applique. Applique, according to dictionary.com, is "ornamentation, as a cutout design, that is sew ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 1, 2007 Layne Stratton

Project No. 8: Project/Picnic Bag—Part 1


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I've owned my current project bag going on three years. It's dirty, the seams are splitting, and the straps grow weaker by the day. While I'm likely to continue to abuse it until it actually falls apa ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 25, 2007 Layne Stratton
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