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E Melander
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The books I select for review are books which I personally select from my local library. I do not receive any reimbursement from authors or publishers or free books. I do provide links to Amazon as a convenience to the readers of this blog. I do earn a smal...

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Big chunky scarf
DH asked for a scarf last Christmas. Of course he asked for it about two weeks before Christmas. He picked the yarn and color. This is the only picture I have and it's not that great. Pattern: The Nørrebro Scarf Yarn: Lion Brand Thick and Quick Color: Clare...

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Hawaiian quilt pt. 2 and where I am now
On January 1, 2016, I finished piecing the Hawaiian quilt, complete with borders. It was an all day sewing marathon while I watched a Justice Network marathon (one of the few antenna based channels that comes in clear). Next up is to figure out the backing ...

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Hawaiian quilt pt. 1
I started a quilt. The idea for this quilt has been floating around my head for a few years. I had some Hawaiian printed cottons left over from other projects and I wanted to use them in a modern style quilt. I have only three colors to work with, purple, g...

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Blog Hop - Four Questions and Answers
I was nominated by Olgalyn of the O! Jolly! Crafting Fashion blog to participate in a Four Questions and Answers blog hop. It was nice to get to know Olgalyn. She has a very stylish blog and does lots of interesting projects, so be sure to check out her blo...

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Grading from body measurements pt. 3
This is part three of an ongoing discussion about N. A. Schofield's
article Pattern Grading found in the Sizing in Clothing book. Part one
is here , part two here . I recommend reading the previous parts of this series before reading this one. So what wer...

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The truth about statins
A couple of years ago I read a book in which the author, a doctor, believed that everyone should be on a Statin. If I remember right, he had some kind of financial ties to statins. I also remember reading negative reports about statins at the same time as p...

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Adrenal Fatigue : The 21st Century Stress Syndrome
Adrenal fatigue is one of those things modern medicine either ignores and claims doesn't exist. The normal definition is that the adrenal glands become tired or worn out and therefore stop working properly. I've done some reading on this and I'm not sure th...

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Grading from body measurements pt. 2
This is part two of an ongoing discussion about N. A. Schofield's article Pattern Grading found in the Sizing in Clothing book. Part one is here . My initial reaction to the idea of grading from body measurements was, "Well, of course we should." And in fac...

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Grading from body measurements pt. 1
Pattern grading is the process by which new sizes are developed from an existing pattern. There are various methods or processes used to grade a pattern. These methods include slash-and-spread, shifting, and CAD. At the end of the day, each method accomplis...
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