6/4/22

Taken before things turned truly green, 60 mph and feeling every bit of this desolation sometimes.

Small scale cute stuff happening.

Pattern: Small Rabbit by Julie Williams of Little Cotton Rabbits.

Only heads. I feel like they have you start your knitting here because it totally endears itself to you, now you’re feeling somewhat obligated to see it through till the end, but not necessarily, it’s cute enough on its own.

Oh, gosh. ♡

Imagining little suits and future sweaters. I didn’t stuff the arms, if you stuff them they’ll stick straight out ..activating airplane mode..

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Tip: If you add stuffing, you can give a little tug on the arm seam when sewing it up, gathering it a bit making the arms curve slightly in ..deactivating airplane mode..

A tiny linen dress, because I was feeling lazy and didn’t want to make pants.

9 inches & 7 inches

I’m gonna say it’s you and me.

In a pink and brown phase and another re-crochet of an old favorite circa 2010. ♡

Flower tawashi pattern from the booklet: Detergent-Free Eco Tawashi (洗剤いらずのエコライフアイデアたわし) by Miyuki Matsui (松井みゆき) / Ondori.

sometimes handmade

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Most days I’m a sleeveless, shapeless, shift dress and a cardigan, today I have sleeves and a cowl ..a slow fashion linen wrinkle, just trying to do my best, to be my best, so I can give my best.

It’s Me Made May, a month where handmade clothes and ethical fashion are the topic. Taking a moment to recognize who makes our clothes, who benefits or who suffers from our decisions. The intent is not to shame old habits, but to guide us to better ones, gently reminding us to step away from trend buying, understand where the components of our lives come from, where they really go when we are done with them, and to make educated, respectful choices when we can.

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Fitting, a small batch of handmade Frozen Charlottes on my work bench today.