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Hi! I'm...arf...Baxter, canine brother of Daphne Dawn. You know her.





She's the new young one at my house. The parents and that old lady who cleans and cooks and sometimes feeds me are always using that funny thing that makes bright light right in her face, and mine, too. They say they're "taking photos," but they don't seem to be taking anything, just blinding me!…



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Added by Peggy Stuart on May 26, 2010 at 8:00am — 36 Comments

A Week in the Life of Daphne Dawn Hart!

A funny thing happened on the way to Vintage Stitchers!





Those of you who have followed my blog know that I have been knitting and quilting away, trying to prepare for the arrival of my second granddaughter, the first for my daughter, Karen. Well, I was on my way to my regular quilting minigroup a week ago, when I got a cell phone call from DH. I pulled off the highway, and…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on May 20, 2010 at 2:29pm — 36 Comments

Snow, Snow, Snow...

As usual for this time of year, we're still getting snow! Here's something white I'm happy to see, though:





As you can see, im making good progress on the lace gown for Daphne's naming ceremony. I have nearly 2 1/2 months to finish it. It's a fun project, and is going well, now that I have sort of learned the pattern. You repeat a 34-st pattern across for four rows, repeat…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on May 12, 2010 at 8:23am — 76 Comments

Pattern for Felted iPad Tote Bag

Felted iPad Tote Bag







Yarn: Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Bulky, 1 hank "Oregano" (MC) and 1 hank "Hazelnut" (CC), 137 yds., 100gm.

Needles: 1 24" circular needle, size 15 and 1 set dpns., size 13 (or you can use the tips of your interchangeable

circulars, if you have them)

1 yarn needle



Gauge: 10 sts and 13 rounds = 4"/10cm using larger needle before felting. Gauge is important if you want the bag to fit your… Continue

Added by Peggy Stuart on May 7, 2010 at 2:59pm — 49 Comments

I've Never Felt(ed) Like This Before...

Some of my readers will remember the felted tote bag I made for my new iPad--



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This was so much fun, and I love the colors, I decided to make a purse to match. Only it will be all green, no brown. Here's what I have so far, with the fabric I bought for lining:…



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Added by Peggy Stuart on May 5, 2010 at 11:00am — 33 Comments

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