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Miscellami
Chicago
Leftist patriot crafter with an over defined sense of justice and a deep, abiding love for the 16th president
Interests: Music, making books and paper, printing, sewing, quilting, reading, writing, Abe Lincoln, Civil War history and other nerdy stuff
Recent Activity
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Making good quilt progress this week. Rather than machine quilting or tying off this baby quilt, I'm hand embroidering stars.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2012 at Miscellami's Crafty Kitchen
I fully intended to run a bunch of errands today, visit Lincoln's death bed and one of the finest pieces of nineteenth century American statuary at the Chicago History Museum and to drop off my rent in Lincoln Square. Instead, I did a little hand quilting (not much, only one... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2012 at Miscellami's Crafty Kitchen
I have new neighbors. They are young (I say that like it automatically means they are terrible, and that I am old). I'm not THAT old but I have routines that involve spending a lot of time alone in a fair amount of quiet. My new upstairs neighbors have an... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2012 at Miscellami's Crafty Kitchen
I'm just not very good at this technology stuff. I can't remember how to change the title of the picture I posted yesterday evening (and it really isn't a very great picture so it needs the help of a title) but I'm proceeding on. A little history for you on... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2012 at Miscellami's Crafty Kitchen
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Working on a baby quilt for my friend Pawel. Getting through the patchwork tonight, embroidery to commence tomorrow! Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2012 at Miscellami's Crafty Kitchen
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Jan 18, 2012
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Jan 18, 2012
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Jan 18, 2012
I traipsed around this fine city early this morning on a mission of early morning productivity. Had a chorizo breakfast burrito at Cafe Con Leche, where the waiter still recognize me even though I moved out of the neighborhood nearly two years ago. Read horrible commuter "journalism" in the form... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2012 at Miscellami's Crafty Kitchen
Let's Make Soap! Let's get started! Here are a list of the things you will need: Melt and pour soap (this can be purchased in most craft stores, as well as at a number of great places on line. I'm a big fan of Bramble and Bramble for soap making... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2012 at Miscellami's Crafty Kitchen
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