Monthly Archives: October 2015

Textile Studio Patterns Basic Top + McCalls 6996 = A Great Twinset

Hello all,

A few days ago, I ventured to my local Fabricland for some buttons to complete my green linen shirt that I wrote about here.  “Buttons only!”, I said to myself as I drove there.  And then, “It’s like two cardigans and a top for $100”, was the justification for the cuts of fabric laying on my back seat as I drove home again.

But can you blame me?  Just look at this lovely knit.

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McCalls 6436 – A Second Kick At The Can

Hello all,

It’s October 18th and we had our first snowfall here in Southwestern Ontario.  It looked pretty coming down but this is waaaayy too early.  Thankfully, the ground is still too warm for it to stick around.  Here is a quick snap of the backyard as it fell this morning.

First Snowfall of 2015

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Happy Thanksgiving!

To all my fellow Canadians who are celebrating Thanksgiving this weekend, I wish you all the very best!  

Here is my dining room table, all ready for loved ones to gather.

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