Monday, January 28, 2013

Timeless Twine: Kawaii Mittens


busy day on my blog...post 1 of 2...click HERE for a special Skipping Stones Design blog hop!


Hello and Happy Monday!

I'm over on the Timeless Twine blog today!


Here's a peek at my project:


I used Timeless Twine's



I contacted the artist of those CUTE mittens to find out if I could post my project using her PDF and she said yes!  If you pop over to the Timeless Twine blog, I have the PDF linked :)

A little bit about the book I used...My father was the Editor of the book and gave it to me back in 1997, just before my boy was born.  I chat a ton about my Momma here but not so much my Dad.  

He passed away in 1999 of lung cancer as a non-smoker.  It's my personal opinion that it was due to second hand smoke he endured while living in Japan.   

Sadly, I didn't have much of a relationship with my Father....we moved when I was in 2nd grade.  I remember he would take us to places like  THIS.....and I'd be horribly bored but as an adult, I love to go to museums.  I attribute graduating from the University of Washington in 2006 to my Dad.  He never had a 'poker face' and those that know me, know that I don't either.

This post is dedicated to my Dad.  I'm certain that he'd be proud that I'm pursuing my passion.


21 comments:

  1. what a great post Amy. I'm sure your Dad would be thrilled to read it. Darling mittens too.

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  2. Lovely! I love the twine with the mittens - super cute!

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  3. That book sounds like an amazing keepsake for your father to have given you, just before becoming a mother yourself. (((hugs)))
    I lack poker face too - I wear everything right out there in the open.
    Love those sweet mittens :)

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  4. Great post Amy! Your Dad would of been proud of what you have accomplished.

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  5. Amy this is such a sweet post... Your dad would be so proud.. You are the sweetest. Thanks for sharing.

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  6. Amy your post is a lovely tribute to you Dad. I am so sorry you lost him too young. I lost my brother to lung cancer 5 years ago, but sadly he was a smoker. Your mitten are just simply the cutest!

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  7. Love your card. and it's sad that your dad passed from lung cancer from being a non-smoker. So sorry about that.... hugs! Love you!

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  8. Great card and twine! I'm pretty sure your Dad is smiling down on you! :)

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  9. Coool! Cute mittens!
    Yesterday I also played with gloves and some twine!! ;)

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  10. These are the most darling mittens, why don't my real mittens look like that?!

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  11. This is Adorable and I Love the Twine you used!! xoxo

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  12. This is sooo adorable. Love the mittens and the use of twine!!!

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  13. Cute project! Thanks for the link!

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  14. Such cute mittens! And what a special keepsake!

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  15. cuteness!!!
    i am sure your dad would be very proud of you :)

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  16. What a sweet creation- and I'm sure your dad would be proud of you for sooooo many reasons!

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  17. Oh what sweet little mittens, Amy.
    AND a very nice tribute post to your Dad, who I am sure would be very proud of all your amazing accomplishments :)

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  18. Love your mitten bookmark and the story behind the book. I love that you dedicated this post to him and I'm sure wherever he is, he's more than proud of where *you* are. Hugs!

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  19. thanks for sharing a bit about your dad :)

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Cheers,
~amy~