Archive for the 'Projects' Category

Patio Pink?!?

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Henrietta was playing with an inflatable head of barley (a promo from a beer event), and declared its name to be “Patio Pink.” As in, “Patio Pink fell on the floor!” No idea where that one came from! Here she is in the gym at day care—she had just declared that she was “going to […]

Sticks, strings, and politics

Monday, October 13th, 2008

So, my sister got me this Knitters for Obama bumper sticker. Cool! But since we hardly ever drive, it seemed silly to put it on the car. Ben’s idea: put it on my work bag, since I carry that every day. But how to get it to stay on there? Knitting, of course: Here’s what […]

Our little commuter

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

Molly watched Etta last night, and they drove home together. Stuck in traffic on Mass Ave, Etta piped up, “We should take the 78 bus!” Last weekend, Etta decided she needed an apron for cooking in her kitchen. We dug through my fabric stash for good material, and given a few options Etta chose an […]

My homework

Friday, December 14th, 2007

Yarn and stairs

Thursday, July 12th, 2007

Projects abound! For Molly’s birthday, I took a sweater Mom had made for her (that was way too big) and downsized it: For Molly & Kyle’s wedding, I’m making Henrietta a dress. I started with a practice version to get the sizing and process right: And also for the wedding, I’m working on a lace […]


Monday, April 2nd, 2007

Henrietta & Sophia We visited New York this past weekend with Molly, Mom (Grandma) and Dad (Grandpa). We stayed at the Yale Club of NYC (fantastic!), and walked around a lot. Camille, John, and Sophia joined us for dinner Saturday, and we snuck a few photos at dinner. Recent food adventures: bits of rice cakes, […]

Amusing AND useful!

Monday, March 12th, 2007

Tacky Living I found it by way of this Baby Shoes pattern, and stayed for the other somewhat less useful but infinitely more amusing craft patterns. Pictures of the baby shoes soon!