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Hands-On Wycinanki

Readers have been wondering where they can try their hands at wycinanki, the art of Polish paper cutting featured in Tradition of Deceit. (Learn more about… 570 more words

Tradition Of Deceit

Hand Stitching Preparedness {Tip}

Recently I’ve been doing a lot of hand stitching, between finishing the piecing of my English Paper Pieced table runner, and stitching the pieced Lucy Boston blocks down to the border fabric to complete my table runner quilt top. 420 more words

Hand Stitching

First encounter...

No, not with an alien. I’ve had my first encounter with non-colorfast beads. Must be I’ve just been lucky and all the beads I’ve purchased (or been given) have all been very colorfast. 174 more words

Surface Design

Ready to move ahead...

Latest group of Weekly Specials—finished. I’m ready to work on something different—a different style–different colors–different shapes…

These small works are so much fun to do. Lots of variety and done quickly, but even more variety is what I’m looking forward to now.


Beads again

After 3 days of no sewing at all, I was suffering from withdrawals. Finally got a chance today to sew on a few beads, so I’m feeling much better. 183 more words


Endangered Things of Beauty& the Beauty Response

”Never forget things of beauty”, I tell myself as I pick up my camera and prepare to capture images of beautiful things.

But that is no longer enough. 873 more words


Poppin' back...

It’s time to get back to my City project. I’ve spent time getting the mulch down and we cleaned out the garage and I stitched on some door prizes. 229 more words