Category Archives: crafting

Queen Stitched Acorns

When you are up two hours early I snuck out of bed this morning.  I snuck back in too. The pattern, floss and linen for this were part of a lot I picked up at my last EGA chapter auction.  … Continue reading

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Angel’s Wilderness Woolery

That is the name given to the small spinning school a friend started at camp this year.  Last year’s instruction was very informal with children practicing spinning the drop spindle.  This year each child received a homemade drop spindle  and … Continue reading

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Maker Theory

Many WIPS remain WIPS simply because, they just take too much or too little brain power/set up for my available stitching times.  Are you a crafter and parent of small children?  I have a theory that makers with small children need projects … Continue reading

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Give and Give Again Gifts: Deluxe Addition

Everyone who loves to sew loves to get sewing gifts.  At least I’ve never heard otherwise.  If you found my posts from the last two years  (Give and Give Again Stocking Stuffers for the Sewing Enthusiast and Give and Give … Continue reading

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Happy Pumpkin Season 

During the fabric inventory some lovely rust colored quilting cotton turned up.   It reminded me of one of several stitching projects that have been sitting in a drawer for a few years now.  Each fall/winter I think I’ll get … Continue reading

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KCW Sewing Alternatives

Kid’s Clothes Week  started Monday.  I was still camping with 4 other families.  The plan was to come home, put my pattern together while washing my fabric, then sew begin sewing on Tuesday while responsibly doing all of the laundry from camp (which turned out … Continue reading

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Finishing Year: News from the UFO Landing Zone

Spring cleaning is more thorough this year.  Out with the old, to make room for the new.  Having two small children has meant less time, changing crafts and a changing me.  I’m reveling in donating and even in throwing out … Continue reading

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