Project Roundup

The interior walls of Fierro’s have been painted – the pink on top is brighter in person. I have plans to put some fancy details on the walls, so there’s still work to do here. I also bought some new fabric! The two on the left will be the outer and lining of another waistcoat,…… Continue reading Project Roundup

Project Roundup

My bakery’s front fa├žade is coming along slowly – here we’ve got the exterior brickwork done…. ….and the addition of a window. The plan is to have the name of the bakery painted onto the glass of the window, which will hopefully look really good! I’m also sewing together all the squares for my cushion…… Continue reading Project Roundup

Project Roundup

But before we get into the projects, it’s Sarah’s birthday today! Six years, and I still haven’t updated the party hats. She wanted to sit and read all day for her birthday, which is fair enough. And back to the projects: The Palace Library is coming along, slowly. This counter nook has my attention; I’ll…… Continue reading Project Roundup

Project Roundup

I have a few different things on the go at the moment; first is the cash register for The Palace Library, which is long overdue! Remember this jumper I made for Petra? Well, it’s now in six skeins and bundles of yarn, because I want to knit it instead – and adjust the jumper pattern…… Continue reading Project Roundup

Framed

After finally finding a good frame…. ….the sunflower cross-stitch is done! I think the wooden frame adds to the rustic-ness of the stitching. In The Palace Library, we have one box…. ….and two boxes opened. “Oooh, I haven’t read this one yet!” There might be some borrowing happening before the store opens. Someone’s got to…… Continue reading Framed

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I have a few old/didn’t-work-out-right doll clothes that I was trying to recycle this week, but they’re not agreeing with me, so I may have to do some more thinking. As always, there are books-in-progress on my desk…. ….and I impulsively started crocheting myself a rainbow beanie for winter. I have no idea how I…… Continue reading Project Roundup

Project Roundup

The Quest to Unpack All the Boxes remains a slow one, about matching the rate at which the bookshelves get built. “Oooh, there are some good ones in this box!” “When I next get a moment, we should totally put genre labels on the shelves somewhere.” I also have a few life-size sewing projects that…… Continue reading Project Roundup