138 Full of things that have never been

138 Full of things that have never been
Make a Bunny for someone you love. Pattern from the Willowyn Etsy shop.
I love my John Pike palette.
My 3D printed insert for a Kaweko pen tin

The Creative Habit: Learn it and Use it for Life, by Twyla Tharp

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Dress Number 2, and a gallery of Pam’s creations.

Metamorphic Dress by Sew Liberated

And Now We Welcome the New Year

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  1. 1.3.21
    Jen said:

    Love the bunny! Did you consider knitting a tiny sweater for her?

    • 1.4.21
      Brenda said:

      Jen, of course there is bunny knitwear!

      Bunny toy in a wee orange sweater.

      I can’t believe I forgot to mention that…

      • 1.5.21
        Jen said:

        Wonderful! I made a rag doll for my granddaughter last year, now thinking about a sweater, tricky to get the fit right when the doll is 80 miles away …

        • 1.8.21
          Joy Ackerman said:

          10 years ago I had just listened to that podcast, Start as you mean to go on, when my husband died. As I flew home, I used that phrase as a mantra, and it helped me to knit my life back together.

  2. 1.4.21
    Ana said:

    Could you include a link to the specific watercolor 3D template you had made? I searched on Thingiverse and found one that fit in the Kaweco tin but the wells are not as large as the one you had made. Thanks!

  3. 1.21.21
    Marisa said:

    The majority of my dreams are house themed too. Usually it feels like a familiar house (belonging to a relative but not anything I’ve seen in my waking hours) but I keep discovering new rooms or features.
    Those dreams stay with me for a long time while I ponder what they mean.
    Good luck with your barn / home journey. So glad to be able to hear your voice again. Thanks Knit Sib. 💕

  4. 2.7.21
    Kathryn Gearheard said:

    Frankly, I’m surprised you still live in that sweet little place where we shared tea years ago. We talked then about your house dreams. I believed then and still do that one day the barn will be yours despite the frequent rejection, no matter that you are currently content.

    My sister and I are now looking for a house to share. It must allow us a place to live together apart and have room for our crafts to stretch out, for the dogs to have freedom and for lots of gardening. It’s a chore searching.

    Anyway, I was anxious to have an update on the barn so thank you for that and the delicious memory of sharing a pub lunch with you, Tonja, my friend, Lynda, my sis and me on a drizzly Sunday in Wales.