On the road

We’re off to a friend’s cabin for the long weekend. We’re going to be somewhere between here and Ottawa in a region that looks like there’s more lakes than land. Can’t wait to get there and enjoy a new spot in this big big country. Will be back in this …

Our garden’s promises

And there’s more! Beets, carrots, cucumbers, basil, potatoes, chives, sunflowers, zinias and cosmos. It’s looking good 🙂 ======================*****====================== Alface, tomate, vagem, morangos, abóboras, lavanda… e tem mais! Beterraba, canoura, peipno, manjericão, batata, cebolinha, girassol, zinias, e cosmos. A coisa tá boa! 🙂

Spinning wool

Sorry, I’m still on “catch up” mode here… The weekend before last I finally took part on a wool spinning workshop. I waited sooo long for this moment. It has been at least four years since I was first interested in spinning. My inspiration was a group of ladies that …

Summer is here

Happy Summer Solstice to you! Summer is definitely here. I just can believe how quickly Marta’s first year at school went by.  …

Pillowcase craze

I was totally captured by the smplicity of  the pillowcase tote I found in the book Simply Sublime Gifts by Jodi Kahn. …

Too small

Both Marta and Liliana are in need of new sun hats. A few weeks ago I found a free pattern I really …

Happy Birthday to Warren

Marta, Liliana and I spent a good five weeks working on a birthday present for Warren. We made him a collection of …

Sewing up a storm

I really have been sewing up a storm. Through April and May I attended a once-a-week evening sewing class at our local …