Author Archives: Mim

Window lattice to scarf rack :: a tutorial

By | October 11, 2011

Scarf rack on the wall

When Bruce bought this house, it came with lattice on every single window (to, ya know, complement the shutters and porch balustrade with heart-shaped cut-outs).  He pulled down most of them years ago, and they resurfaced recently during the Great Shed Cleanout of 2011.  With a  little white spray paint and glue, I repurposed two […]

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You’re brewing what?

By | September 16, 2011

There’s something new and certainly *different* fermenting in Coal Creek Brewery tonight. Is it beer? No way.Mead? Nay, sir.Wine, then? Well, you’re getting closer… That’s right, friends… We’re brewing margarita flavored wine Zima! Disclaimer: This is not real Zima. Zima was a malt beverage produced by Coors but they stopped making it a while ago. […]

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Phobia blanket

By | September 16, 2011

Back in 2009, in a yarn-filled flurry of a two-week period, I crocheted this “phobia blanket” as an entry in Threadknits, a knitting and crocheting contest sponsored by Threadless, everyone’s favorite source for snarky and sassy t-shirts.  The object of the contest was simple: choose a Threadless t-shirt design, and knit or crochet a tribute […]

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