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I finished it!!

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If you recall, I was working on AA geometric pattern belt when Social market for a Mirrix came to an end. Well, I finished it in the nick of time – specifically, the day I was to wear it is
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The worst is over!

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I’m over the worst of it, yay!!! I sewed the lining on Friday, and also shortened the zip. I couldn’t find a zip the right length, and the closest one wasn’t the look I wanted. There was some redrawing of
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Almost there

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It’s been a good week! I’ve made good progress on joining the sides of the purse. Since the last post, I’ve finished joining one side, and I’m left with about 1/4 on the other seam. And I have to say
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Thank goodness it’s over

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It’s amazing how I fill my time, doing something with my hands. The forced rest was painful (in more ways than one)!. For the first time in years, I was bored!!! Yes, bored!! I played games, read, played more games.
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Feel the pain and stop

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Ive developed some stiffness in my right hand. I’m not sure if it’s from weaving or just work and life in general. I don’t really feel it unless I go to make a fist, stretch my fingers out or scratch!.
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A lightbulb moment

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It’s amazing what a bit of time away from something can make it ‘click’ when you get to trying it again! I felt this way the first time I tried tatting. I just couldn’t get the knots to sit correctly.
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Practice makes (almost) perfect

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I have made a lot of progress since my last blog post. I finished joining the two panels, and made a start on weaving in the warps along the top edges – I’m more than half done on one of
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Slow and steady wins the race

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I’ve managed to do a little joining on the panels of the purse. When I get a chance to sit down and do any, I get into a rhythm and it goes quite smoothly. But overall it is a little
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And CUT!

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It’s off the loom!!!! And it feels lovely in my hands. Yesterday I finished weaving the photo bracelet that was on the other side of the loom. I then had the boring (self-inflicted) task of reweaving those pesky warp ends.
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Back on track

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As mentioned previously, I wasn’t happy with the colour of the neck area. It was standing out too much, and not quite right. I should have changed it as I wove those rows, but fear wouldn’t let me. Hindsight is
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