Viburnum began as a small take-along summer holiday project. It has origins in conversations with Sivia and Cat about the sorts of patterns that work well in a Moebius design. I am fortunate to have such friends. 

The issue with a moebius is they are knit in two directions at once, so the pattern must look the same from the top to the bottom or the bottom to the top. They are also single sided,…

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Caprica and the lilac 140503 on Flickr.

I won the morning.

Caprica and the lilac 140503 on Flickr.

I won the morning.

Le Mieux Est l’Ennemi Du Bien

In case you have forgotten your high school French or chose a more practical language elective,…

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Cleaning and Restoring Charlotte “the Free”

I wish I had gotten “before” pictures of Charlotte, the “Free Sewing Machine Co” treadle powered…

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The Free Sewing Machine Company

Another treadle machine followed me home. I couldn’t help it. She’s beautiful, and her cabinet is…

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More Quilting Progress

First, the finished ironing board cover photos! I have been quilting all day, so it’s pretty…

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Rocketeer Feed Dog Cover Repair

Someone posted to one of my mailing lists that they were having trouble removing their feed dog…

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Rita Makes Stitches!

!!!! End product of the morning’s efforts:

Rita and the treadle are together, and look! she makes…

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Achievement Unlocked: Free Motion Quilting

So the ironing board cover is complete (photos before the elastic was inserted): 

Here’s another…

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