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WIP: Quilt Curtains

I have a number of projects in need of progress photos-- and maybe I'll take some in the next few days.  In the meantime, just to keep the old blog from going into hibernation, I'm here with a couple of photos from just one work in progress.

I believe I have mentioned before that I wanted to make a pieced curtain for our kitchen door's window-- and a matching/coordinating one for the window over the sink.  Well, as is my wont, I took for-ev-er working on it, but I'm finally, finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.  The scrappy binding is sewn together.  All I have to do now is press it in half and then apply the binding!  Everything else is done!!!

I originally thought of using only the front ("quilt top") and a backing (which in this case is part of a recycled cream-colored sheet), with no filling in the "sandwich"-- but when I held it up and looked at it, I wasn't sure I liked it being so thin.  Also, I wanted to quilt it (albeit …

Three Little Doilies

Yikes, has it really been that long since my last "craft-blog" post?!  My excuse this time is that spring came really early, this year, and when I've blogged, it has been garden-related.  (I always blame the garden blog, don't I?)

I have been crafting, but a few projects have no photos, yet.  There's that doily that I ran out of thread on... (Still haven't looked for a match in the stores...)

Then I knitted a single hat pattern a couple of times... The first time, it came out smaller than I wanted, so I went ahead and knitted it a second time with bigger needles.  Both of those are still waiting for finishing work (weaving in ends) and photos.

Then I started crocheting some more doilies.  I'm on the last round of one (no photos of that), but there are pictures of a few "little doilies" that I not only finished, but blocked and gave as part of a birthday gift to my mother (along with the "Momentous Occasion" I crocheted last year).

The…