Author Archives: artsyashley

Maybe the wrong athletic championship

I told my friend Bridgette how the Royals post season games had helped me get through the last bit of the Colorado Quilt.  Bridgette asked if I had any other outstanding projects for the World Series (which the Royals are … Continue reading

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Finally done.

Well I finally did it, I finished the Colorado quilt.  As mentioned before, the quilt and I did spend some time apart.  There was the period where is continued to be in my parents’ house in PA and I was … Continue reading

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It’s not pink

I was so excited when I finished I had to 250px-House-Stark-heraldryshare Wolfie on facebook. I knew Sarah might see, but felt she wouldn’t know for sure. So I finally sent the quilt and when she got it she said that when she saw it on facebook she thought “if that is for me I will die of baby gift happiness”. Which was the perfect thing to hear, to ensure a baby gift is well liked. Continue reading

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Polka-dotted Joy

Well there have been several projects that I have not written about.  By this I mean projects I do want to share.  I will start first with the one I am wearing today.  I have fears of this dress not … Continue reading

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The predicted snow next week is not my fault

So I had my sister mail me two groups of yarn when I was in the Dominican Republic.  One was used to make my blue dress.  The other set was to make Mitts with Pints by SpillyJane.  I was being … Continue reading

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Engineering a bathing suit

This is how I came to have a new bathing suit shown through a timeline. August 3rd – Gave in to desire and bought material at Encajes La Rosario. August 14th – Made all the measurements directed by the information … Continue reading

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Bermuda Shorts (for use in the Dominican Republic)

So I was traveling through the capital and making my transfer at Parque Enriquillo, therefore I felt I had to stop at Encajes La Rosario.  I did in fact need a zipper if I was ever going to use fabric … Continue reading

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The battle of the zipper

I would tear it out, repin, sew it again, zip the zipper up and down, put on the dress and contort myself to get it all zipped, position my camera and the self time, wait for the picture to take, look at the picture and see that it was still visible, work contortions of my body to unzip the dress and attempt again. Continue reading

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A 2 hour dress

But it was not done, and I was in touch with reality and did not attempt to finish it the night before Thanksgiving. Instead I decided to make a dress the night before. Continue reading

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Belated Birthday Dress

Back at the end of February, I thought about my birthday dress.  Now I don’t have a G Street and JoAnns to choose from, but there are fabric stores I know of in the capital on Duarte (a place of … Continue reading

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