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#CraftBlogClub: DIY Cupcake Felt Needlebook

Back in November I told you about the #CraftBlogClub Secret Santa, where a group of crafty bloggers make and swap homemade presents with fellow festive craft-bods in time for Christmas. 456 more words


Vintage Seamstress

It doesn’t get more retro than this.


It doesn’t get more Canadian than this (even though it’s made in Japan!)


Things That Are Not Knitting

As you’ll have gathered by now, mostly I knit. But occasionally I get a request for something that can’t be knitted or I feel like learning something new. 435 more words

Schnitzel & Boo Mini-Quilt Swap Finish Up

Right on the wire (and EXACTLY as I predicted – I know myself so well, it’s scary sometimes…), yesterday I finished sewing the binding on the mini-quilt I’ve made for the Schnitzel & Boo swap over on Instagram. 328 more words


| Lines |

a few lines of stitching.  sometimes, that’s all it takes to liven up the fabric and give the print dimension.

less is more.  that’s my stitching style.




Thank You!

I was very pleasantly surprised to receive an unexpected present in my post box yesterday from France. A fellow blogger, Claire, enjoys sending out small “un-birthday” gifts to friends around the world and yesterday I was the lucky recipient. 134 more words



despite this and that, nine needle books have been finished and photographed. three designs are remakes, the fishwort is new.  a couple are prints with embroidery added for a little dimension.  7 more words