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Flax To Linen

I like to include folk art or craft in the Chloe Ellefson mysteries, and A Memory of Muskets is no exception.

Rosina, the main character in the historical thread, is a newly-arrived German immigrant with little time for purely decorative handwork, so I decided to feature the process of creating linen. 574 more words

Old World Wisconsin

Knitwear on North Face

We just watched North Face (2008) for the second time. If you have not seen this German film about climbing the Eiger in the shadow of Nazi Germany, well, maybe you should! 59 more words


Mohey...Wedding wear for women by Manyavar !!

Today Manyavar is India’s leading Celebration Wear brand for men.Whenever we think of any festival at home, we think of shopping !! For all the men, its easy to just go to Manyavar and find out their outfits, but for girls, its a very hectic and time taking business. 136 more words


Yarn Along: Roses for Rosie Crochet Shawl

This, I am so proud and pleased to say, is actually Rose’s yarn project.  When she was little, she loved braiding and finger-knitting, but when we tried knitting-on-needles, she was rather bored with the whole thing, and found it difficult to manage the needles.  278 more words


Tuesday, March 7

Updated and Revised Grade 2 Spectrum Reading, p 2=3

Washing dishes, mealtime practice

Math facts worksheet


Form Drawing

The Book of Virtues, William J. Bennett, “Table Rules for Little Folks” 17 more words

Back to beads--hooray!

One triangle piece is done with the stitching, but there may have been a better way. I used #3 perle cotton and a running stitch and it looks the way I expected it to, so there’s that. 156 more words