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Buying Club Now Open

We have had two very exciting weeks at the McMinnville Farmers’ Market and have an interesting problem. We are concerned we will run out of products before our member farms start sharing surplus with us. 645 more words


Learning the Arts of Bookbinding and Book Restoration in Italy

Do you love books to the point that you want to help protect what is treasured in their pages? Whether it is antique books or more modern prints that motivate you, signing up for a bookbinding course or a book restoration course can be an… 695 more words

Handcraft Courses

The Crafter's Curse: Unfinished Projects

I took a look at my backlog of blog posts this morning. Nearly completed posts on the houndstooth stitch, the basketweave, the wheel stitch, broomstick, crochet, fish extenders … and the list goes on? 71 more words


Chaos in learning to crochet

If there is one thing that craft has taught me, it’s that I’m a pain in the butt to teach. I listen to instructions well and I absorb information like a sponge (which comes in handy at my day job), but given the chance to figure out something for myself, it’s chaos. 725 more words


Frozen Lime Cream Pie Cocktail

Last month, for a minute, it looked like we might get summer early.  Temps were in the 90s and we all pulled out our shorts and sandals.  351 more words


Getting my zentangle on - doodling with Stabilo and Muji pens!

Whenever I have a spare moment and I don’t need to concentrate fully on what I’m doing (i.e. watching TV or a movie) I like to grab my faux Moleskine blank notebook and doodle away… 165 more words