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Demetrius Part 1

I did make quite a few garments for this year’s Faire Season. The following one of  three costumes started in March and completed in time for our home faire in July. 459 more words


Celebration Bits

“I create feelings in others that they themselves don’t understand.” 🌸

– Lightning McQueen (Cars)

wip | turtle dove sweater.

This is my first time using a Woolfolk yarn, even though my sweater club has been sitting in a box waiting for me about half a year now (and it’s filled with Woolfolk yarn). 98 more words


Super cute booty slipper pattern

Check these out!! How cute! they take about 25 minutes from start to finish. I lined them with Sherpa and fleece on the outside. You could put a nicer anti slip bottom in them. 26 more words


Online Finds: TP Roll Ghost Halloween Craft

Being a Finn, I don’t typically decorate for Halloween. These über-cute ghost tea light holders might make me change my mind, though:

Aren’t they adorable! And made from very simple materials – repurposed toilet paper rolls, white paint and a black marker. 31 more words

Arts & Crafts

Hearty Country Wheat Bread

This is a recipe based on handwritten notes from my grandmother, who ran a lakefront resort in Northern Wisconsin. Unfortunately, her recipe didn’t specify actual ingredient measurements — in retrospect, she may have felt she didn’t need documentation due to the sheer volume of made-from-scratch bread she produced each week in that old maple-fired wood stove. 485 more words