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Nautical Baby

A young friend that I work with is having a baby girl.  The nursery has a nautical theme so the first thing that came to my mind was anchors or boats.  182 more words


Progress of All Sorts

This weekend was a wee bit crazy around here.

We decided to have a yard sale…and goodness do we have a lot of stuff. This is the third time trying to have a sale this year – the first was rained out, the second was hot as blazes, and this time the wind was insane (we lost most of our signs). 251 more words


Old and new 

Happy Monday!

I had a very good weekend with our friends coming over on Saturday to play board games and some spring cleaning and craft time on Sunday. 205 more words


Textile Tidbits: Textile Identification Challenge

Today’s textile tidbit is a little bit different. I’ve been contacted by Amy Chang, Collection Curator at SADACC (South Asian Decorative Arts & Crafts Collection Trust) in Norwich, who wondered if any of our members or blog readers might be able to help identify this textile. 166 more words


XMAS // Embroidery Hoop Designs

Hello there,
So last weekend I spent coming up with some (mainly) wintery designs for little 4in embroidery hoops. The idea is to gift them as ornaments for Christmas trees or walls. 36 more words


My Mohair/Silk Sweaters and Dresses in Other Colors

Everyone loves this soft and fuzzy yarn, don’t they?  I do, and this is one yarn that I go to again and again throughout the year, it’s season-less. 97 more words


Top Ten Tuesday { Autumn}

Welcome back to Top Ten Tuesday!  Crisp leaves, pumpkin spice, and a chill in the air means that Autumn is here (at least in the States).   187 more words