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Bee Keeping

It wasn’t exactly planned, but we are going to have bees on the property!!

I have joined my local bee keepers club and the Tennessee Bee Keepers Association. 86 more words


New Yarn

Check out my ‘For Sale’ page!!

It’s a ‘single’ Aran weight (8-9 wpi) wool/bamboo/viscose. Deep jewel colors, so pretty!!


Treadle Sewing Machine

Some how my electric sewing machine got bumped during our move and ultimately isn’t working. The repair shop said it the part was more expensive than the machine, so they basically refused to fix it. 97 more words


Cabinets of Curiosities

Continuing with my series on what’s available at Steampunk-Shrunk, this week I’d like to highlight the Cabinets of Curiosities.

Of all the things made here, I think the gadgets and gizmos are my favourites.  278 more words

Handmade slippers of Olhão

At the weekend we were surprised to discover that Olhão was not just a fishing centre, it was once the biggest centre of production of… 172 more words


The Alarming Clock

I, Ebenezer Crackington, am by trade a clockmaker.  I have worked at this trade since I completed my apprenticeship in the beautiful city of Paris, France, many years ago, at the age of twenty-two. 477 more words