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1st Attempt At Machine Embroidery

I got my fancy Janome Memory Craft sewing machine earlier this year. It is an embroidery machine as well as a general sewing machine. Up until now I have only used it as a sewing machine. 221 more words



Halloween is here, and Halloween is the best holiday for crafts!  I sadly don’t have a new costume this year, but at this point there’s enough costume parts around the house that I’ll be able to come up with something to wear for the adorable trick-or-treaters that will hopefully be stopping by.   197 more words

My contribution to Elsaween

I managed it. I got the costume done October 30, thus meeting my self-imposed deadline of no Halloween sewing on the actual holiday. Not going to lie, I cut it close. 1,249 more words

Color blocked and embroidered pillowcases.

My mother had special pillowcases on her bed that my grandmother made. They were crisp white with pretty, colorful and delicate flowers embroidered on them. Growing up it was a special day when it was your turn, out of the eight, to take a map in mom’s bed. 184 more words


Hashtag Underdog - a new comic strip by Myfanwy Tristram

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This cartoon was inspired by a true story. Put it this way: we do have a very misshapen toy dog in the house.


Dahlia - My Christmas Dress

 After my frenzy of downloading, sticking and gluing, and sewing which lasted 2 days and resulted in my most favourite dress to date, things slowed down.   930 more words


Trick or Treat!

Fall is here in Montana!  The mornings are cool, but the days are still pleasant (thankfully).  Somehow all of September and October have flown by, and here we are on Halloween.   409 more words

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