Favorite Photos of 2013

2013 was another busy year.  Here’s a few of the highlights of my year.

 A dream come true, my knit dishcloth dress patterns were published by Leisure Arts.  The book is available at JoAnn’s stores and online at Leisure Arts and Amazon.

I designed this knit dress for one of my favorite dolls, Corolle’s Brunette Mini.

Murano, Italy

Glove Shop in Italy

Outdoor Market in Italy

Sirmione, Italy

Venice, Italy

I traveled to Italy for the first time.  It was the trip of a lifetime with a wonderful group of friends.  These are only a few of the pictures.  Read my posts of to see the yarn stores that I visited while I was there.

Retirement Wishes from a Child

In June, I left my job at the elementary school.  Here’s just one of the wishes that I received from the students.

 Spent some time knitting at the beach in Florida

Seaside Heights Boardwalk, N.J.

 I visited my favorite spots at the New Jersey Shore

Dressing Our Dolls Presentation

 Did my first presentation to a group of 25 adults and children of Dressing Our Dolls.  A talk about hand made doll clothes for a variety of dolls.

Designed and created a collection of aprons for the American Girl Dolls.

Flamingos at Animal Kingdom, Florida

 These great Flamingos were at Animal Kingdom in Disney Orlando

 Taught a sewing class of 14.  The students each completed a tote bag.

 Another of my favorite spots.  Downtown Disney

 I designed and shared the pattern for these mini Christmas stockings.

 A limited edition knitting pattern for Mrs. Claus Kitchen Helper Dishcloth Dress.  The proceeds helped purchase a sheep through Heifer International.

And I spent time knitting poolside in Florida.

Here’s hoping for more great moments in 2014.

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