Acute-ly Stashbusting

For years, I have stoutly refused to make the same pattern twice. But as the designer, I can make the same pattern repeatedly. What’s that about? The Acute Shawl (Rav link) is no exception to my multiple makes of my own patterns. This one is my 4th, and is different than all the others! ItsContinue reading “Acute-ly Stashbusting”

Playback: Funkadelic

Funkadelic’s third album was a psychedelic blast of freewheeling protest music. As the LP turns 50, we look back at the music that fueled it — and that was inspired by it.— Read on http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/07/11/arts/music/funkadelic-maggot-brain.html Nothing makes me want to dance like Flashlight by George Clinton and the P-Funk All-Stars (or by Parliament Funkadelic dependingContinue reading “Playback: Funkadelic”

Year of Projects: Week 47

WOW. I’m 47/52 weeks into my first YOP. I was looking at my YOP list this morning- I don’t think I’m going to cross 15 additional items off my list in the next 5 weeks (I wanted to cross 20 items off my almost 40 item list). I know the goals are arbitrary. I knowContinue reading “Year of Projects: Week 47”

Year of Projects: Week 38/39

As I start typing this, I have NO idea what to write about. I’ve been making some slow progress on “stuff”. Here is a recap (some of which has been chronicled since my last YOP post). The photos on my phone would suggest that I’ve done little fiber stuff and a small amount of sewing.Continue reading “Year of Projects: Week 38/39”