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.