Category Archives: Crafts

Festival Season

Rain and more rain means that summer isn’t summery and fall is a bit of a mess. It means canceled plans and new opportunities. Cancelled plans do have their upsides. While getting to camp has been nigh impossible, getting to … Continue reading

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The Third Mistake

The second mistake was cutting the last skirt panel 2″ shorter than the first 2, but that would be okay…because of the first mistake. Two purple floral rayon fabrics were set out; one for a Sis Boom Carolina Mae and … Continue reading

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Threads and Thrills

The mail this week brought the supplies for the #modernfolkembroiderysal2018. Can’t wait to get stitching. Having mentioned the Modern Folk Embroidery 2018 SAL, I also want to mention two other SAL’s. They are 2017 and 2018 SALs (both free) by … Continue reading

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Chasing the Snowflakes Away

Snowflakes complete and the inner border should be complete today as well. The outer border should wait until gaming on Saturday, but I’m starting to feel superstitious and sick of winter. Plus, we were numerous enough and busy enough fighting … Continue reading

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Vintage Finds: Paragon Tablecloth Kit

A vintage tablecloth kit is an excellent find. Roses in Blue on Blue make this 60″ by 80″ cloth particularly desirable. Continue reading

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Almost Isabella

On and off the nodo dopio feels understandable.  Anyway I’ve managed it and the dove’s eye lacing and am part way through band 6.  It’s hard to remember that things need to be done again (and again) because I’m just … Continue reading

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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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