This is mrs.pilkington's Typepad Profile.
Join Typepad and start following mrs.pilkington's activity
Join Now!
Already a member? Sign In
mother, maker, needer of sleep.
Recent Activity
I'm in LITTLE U! So honoured and excited. I guess you can tell, ha. My apologies for the blurry pic. Such a gorgeous and inspiring publication from the UPPERCASE family. Check it out! Hope you are safe and well. Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2021 at mrs. pilkington knits
Sending love to all! Hope you are well, and following the appropriate COVID-19 protocols. Readers and writers, I’ll be posting links to videos, resources, and more. For now, join me and other children’s book creators for virtual read alouds, mini... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2020 at mrs. pilkington knits
For so many reasons, I'm glad that NCTE will be in Baltimore this year, and I'm especially planning on (finally!!!) making a trip to Neighborhood Fiber Co. so excited about the BIPOC Makers project! Please hit up Jeanette Sloan's BIPOC... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2019 at mrs. pilkington knits
Thank you, Brianna, for the Very Pink Knits tutorial tip on my last post! I am now happily Magic Looping and wondering how on earth I waited so many years before trying it out. Woot! This "Christmas" sweater that I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2019 at mrs. pilkington knits
Thank you, Brianna! I'm going to give that a try this weekend!
Toggle Commented Feb 8, 2019 on Double-Pointed Dreary at mrs. pilkington knits
so anyway, I've been knitting this Carbeth sleeve for 872 years. I've just never learned to love double-pointeds. What are your favourite tutorials for doing this on two circulars, or that magic loop thingy, or just plain magic? Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2019 at mrs. pilkington knits
Congrats to you both on the upcoming show! Everything looks BEAUTIFUL.
Toggle Commented Sep 14, 2018 on Dainty House Anniversary Sale at turkey feathers
1 reply
Loved The Hate U Give! Another 2017 fave of mine is Piecing Me Together, which is absolutely beautiful.
Toggle Commented Dec 6, 2017 on from before thanksgiving at angry chicken
1 reply
Cocoa Pebbles in a gif! Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2017 at mrs. pilkington knits
I'm stretching that Little Hip Skirts pattern to the limit! Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2016 at mrs. pilkington knits
mrs.pilkington is now following FPLInfoLink
Aug 31, 2016
Toggle Commented Dec 12, 2014 on This New Wickedness at all buttoned up.
1 reply
I KNOW. How are you?
Toggle Commented Sep 9, 2014 on Remember when? at mrs. pilkington knits
First day of middle school! In the Little Hip Skirts Circle Skirt. I first made this one back for preschool "graduation"! Whipped it together just in the nick of time (yesterday). Just don't look at the seams. or the waistband.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2014 at mrs. pilkington knits
when I started blogging back in 2004, I was inspired by many, but Kathreen Ricketson really spurred me to action. She seemed to do so much and be so real. After redcurrent, I found Handy Home Projects, then WhipUp changed... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2013 at mrs. pilkington knits
That looks gorgeously delicious. :D Happy Tu B'Shevat!
1 reply
Those are lovely! And congratulations on the shop!
1 reply
Oh, do I relate! I'm now afraid to even look at Google Reader. Good idea to start over, and start small. I'd really like to start blogging again as well. Thanks for the Design Editor link! :)
Toggle Commented Apr 5, 2012 on a list: Blogs I'm Reading at MommyCoddle
1 reply
Thank you so much for stopping by! Your book looks lovely, and your mom sounds wonderful.
Toggle Commented Jul 26, 2011 on To Mama, With Love at mrs. pilkington knits
oh, my... gotta go, my 17-year-old cat is about to smack the computer off of my desk!
Toggle Commented May 7, 2011 on broken down at MommyCoddle
1 reply
Sahara! Thanks for all of these fantastic links. I've got to get up to that Schomburg exhibit right away. And many, many thanks for stopping by my To Mama With Love post. Nothing like mama love, right? Big hugs right back to you!
Toggle Commented May 6, 2011 on Mayday! Mayday! New York Now at SistahCraft
no way! now you've given me no reason to keep holding out on this purchase. awesome tutorials, gadget are too good! :D
Toggle Commented May 4, 2011 on hardback sketchbook tutorial at angry chicken
1 reply
UPDATE: Thanks so much, all, for your support and generous words! I will be sending an additional $25 to the TO MAMA WITH LOVE effort, and the winner of the paperback giveaway is #7, none other than my dear sister... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2011 at mrs. pilkington knits
Oh, those are gorgeous!
1 reply
they're beautiful! my daughter *loves* the history of Purim; Esther is such a wonderful example of a strong young woman.
1 reply