Monthly Archives: April 2011

Visiting… The Toronto Brick Works

In February, I was in Toronto, and while there ended up going skating with my mom at the Toronto Brick Works, something we hadn’t done in years, and for the first time at this newly spruced up community hub. The … Continue reading

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On the Needles

I’m excited to share a little sneak preview of what’s on my needles this week – something that will (fingers crossed) become my first knitting pattern for sale on Ravelry. There isn’t much to see here, but I’ll let it … Continue reading

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Dreaming about…Fancy Layer Cakes

From top left: Utterly Sexy Cafe via Flickr; Rich and Ruffled Chocolate Celebration Cake via Sweetapolita; Calico Wedding Cake via Martha Stewart; Pink and Turquoise Cake from Bijou Market via Pinterest. Sometimes, nothing beats a little cake. Or a lot, … Continue reading

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Another Day, Another Dress

This morning, I finished the dress that I had been thinking about for a long time: I spied the cotton floral print at Fabricville weeks ago, and decided that it was love. I didn’t have a dress pattern in mind … Continue reading

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Wednesday Morning Yarn-Along

I missed last week’s yarn-along in all the craze of work and studying. And even though I have an exam this afternoon, I’m not going to miss another chance to play along. I’m a bit in-between projects right now. Yesterday … Continue reading

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Jejune Dress – Fail

Sorry to say that my latest experiment, the first attempt at a new dress, is more or less a failure. To be fair, this was only the ‘muslin’ (not literally muslin, but cheap cotton no less). Even so, I had … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Brioche

This morning, I rose (relatively) early and set to work, preparing the dough I made with yesterday’s homemade butter. I’ve made brioche a few times now, and although I’d like to think I’m getting the hang of it, it still … Continue reading

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