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July's Amethyst Fairy Progress No. 1

I finished Remembrance, and I dove head into my next project, July’s Amethyst Fairy.  I’m making this as a gift for my mom.  One day we were talking about my cross-stitch and the projects I’ve made as gifts over the years, and she commented that she didn’t have one.  347 more words


TWIST! and am I bat-shit crazy?

Twist Festival is this weekend!! We are bringing loads and loads of yarn and we have a new label, with a logo and everything. This is not all of it…. 321 more words


Blank White Door

There was lots of dye-job/old thread matching, and much envisioning of future projects. That’s not to say I have Firm Ideas of what I’ll do with all these samples. 435 more words


Splash of Color Yarns available at Etsy

Greetings to the last part summer!  I can’t believe this summer has gone by so fast.  I spent four days at the STITCHES Midwest conference in Schaumburg, IL and learned more about antique knitting patterns and history, double knitting, as well as knitting a beaded bracelet. 71 more words


My admission...

Sometimes you have to come clean and own up to something that you may have been trying to avoid admitting. My admission is that I am a wool snob… 429 more words



Remembrance by Joan Elliott

I was finally able to finish this project for my cousin.  Although I rather enjoyed beading the swirls around the wings, head, and dress, I felt like the beading on the dress was never going to end.  179 more words


Mixing colours

The summer sun brings the ideal weather for dyeing outside… Dyes always work better in heat.

So that’s what I’ve been doing this morning – standing with my back to the sun mixing colours for some Vegetarian Silk. 213 more words


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