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(Sunday Sevens is a weekly post series with seven or so pics of things you’ve been up to that don’t merit a whole blog post.)

It felt like a week full of transitions and adjustments here, with travel plans being reconsidered, and spring giving way to summer (maybe).

On Sunday, I had to do an emergency repair on a certain bear’s most favoritest toy.  Obviously the most important project of the week.

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I spent what felt like forever basting lines in shifty cotton fabric for pleats.  Many, many lines.

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I found this book that I had forgotten about and studied up a bit.  Partner helped with some diagrams and helpful advice.  And loaned me his camera!  Must get out for a walk this week and try it out.

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We had every type of weather except snow this week–a thunderstorm, frost, high winds with blowing dust, record high temperatures . . . .  I hauled out my bins of summer clothing and I’m trying to figure out what to do about it; can I store away my fleece?  should I unpack my tank tops?

While I work on that problem, I put away our comforter and got the spring linens on the bed . . .

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. . . and switched to my summer purse.

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(Both are made from this pattern, which I seriously love.  Super pattern and great bag.)

I took my mother out for another walk on Thursday, and we literally walked to the end of the road.

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I had lots of the cooking mojo this week and was really happy with what I made (with the result that I ate too much, but there’s no need to get into that).

Last night’s dinner was Moroccan Grilled Kefta with leftover brown rice and Spanish Romesco Sauce from the chicken I grilled earlier in the week.  (It was quite an international meal, come to think of it, because we had naan bread with the Kefta, too.)

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My plan for today–in addition to cooking another fabulous dinner–is to get the purple blouse done or close to it.  In addition to all the sewing projects I wrote about yesterday, I’ve had a request for a custom cycling cap, so there’s plenty of crafting to be done.

Have a creative week, everybody!

STH

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