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Katherine Simpson
Interests: sewing writing books learning to play the piano making things
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we had quite a storm here. over a foot of snow. it has been a lovely cozy end to the vacation. Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2014 at MyLuckyChicken
Posted Oct 17, 2013 at MyLuckyChicken
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summer morning Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2013 at MyLuckyChicken
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Saturday afternoon view from my iPhone Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2013 at MyLuckyChicken
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We've had a lovely spring. . a little cold. . but not too cold for baseball. Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2013 at MyLuckyChicken
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Is there anything better than spending Thanksgiving Day in New York City? I really don't think so. We are spoiled and had tickets for the parade in the grandstands! Every year I watch the parade on TV and every year... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2012 at MyLuckyChicken
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I'm in love with the pillow I made the other day. So much so that I was inspired to make another one. It's a vintage cotton (possibly some ployester in there) and I backed it with muslin. I love the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2012 at MyLuckyChicken
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Busy, busy fall is upon us! School and soccer and snacks and lovely crisp air and open studios and sun that will still burn you and back to church and messy messy house and trying to fit it all in.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2012 at MyLuckyChicken
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My oldest needs to bring a snack to school every day this year. In our house I am not normally in charge of the food, but I've been obsessively occasionally looking at bento boxes on Pintrest and so I quickly... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2012 at MyLuckyChicken
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Coming soon, a Sunday sewing project involving this lovely vintage embroidery pattern and some better lit pictures. Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2012 at MyLuckyChicken
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build a little sail boat from simple materials Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2012 at MyLuckyChicken
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Good for you, good for the Earth! Just in time for back to school, I've listed some of my snack bag and sandwich wrap lunch sets over on my Etsy shop. Each set is made from vintage, up-cycled materails and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2012 at MyLuckyChicken
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I am on vacation and have been looking for simple project that I can finish in a week or so and that don't require too much thinking. I got my hands on this lovely Noro yarn... It's a silk, cotton,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2012 at MyLuckyChicken
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My life this spring has been filled with baseball. I've spent most nights sitting at fields watching games. So when I spotted the outside of a skinned baseball, I promptly popped it in my backpack thinking I bet I can... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2012 at MyLuckyChicken
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a quick update on projects. Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2012 at MyLuckyChicken
many people have told me I should write a book, so I am going to start a blog instead. Because really, I don't know how to go about writing a book, but a blog post here and there I can handle. So world, be careful what you wish for because... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2012 at I Should Write A Book
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Another Quotable Sunday from Karie at Are So Happy. My contribution... “As we sail thru life, don’t avoid rough waters, sail on because calm waters won’t make a skillful sailor” ~ Mang Kepweng Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2012 at MyLuckyChicken
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I thought I'd start participating in Quoteable Sunday, a mem started by Karie at Are So Happy. "Acquire a peaceful spirit, and around you thousands will be saved." - Saint Seraphim Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2012 at MyLuckyChicken
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I needed a little something to get my creative juices flowing again so I signed up for a swap on Swap-bot. For those of you new to swapping, basically you find a topic that interests you, say vintage buttons, and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2012 at MyLuckyChicken
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A little update on my knitting projects... This scarf is almost done. I am going to marathon knit tonight and see how far I get. and I've got the first three rows of this hat on circular needles. It's my... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2011 at MyLuckyChicken
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There has been an uptick in sales of my sweet little monster clothespin bags. I love sending them out into the world and I am hopeful that the increase in sales means that more people are using solar clothes driers... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2011 at MyLuckyChicken
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I've been wanting to learn how to knit for a while now. Mostly so I could knit socks. I love socks. Cozy, thick, wool socks. Like these... And sometimes I would start, but I found it annoying to keep the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2011 at MyLuckyChicken
I've been thinking about good old fashioned letter writing lately. On my recent travels I was lucky enough to receive some real-on-paper letters. It made me realize how much I miss getting them. So here is some inspiration, send someone... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2011 at MyLuckyChicken
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We are so fortunate that Irene was downgraded to a tropical storm before it came to us and so far we've kept dry and have only lost a few branches in the back yard. I've been watching the news and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2011 at MyLuckyChicken