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Notions #6 – Ancient Cyborgs

Some notions, every week. Here are some:

Cyborgs Are Old News

Cyborgs are already here! Since at least the 13th Century CE and the invention of glasses, humans have been cyborgs. 620 more words


Right on the Button

Have you noticed that posts about buttons on social media elicit a flurry of comments about grandmothers’ button tins or jars, fond memories of special buttons, buttons that made certain cardigans and dresses special favourites. 772 more words


N is for Needle, Needlepoint & Notions

Needles come in a variety of sizes and shapes.  There are machine needles and hand sewing needles.  Hand needles are used for all types of embroidery including needlepoint and crewel, candlewicking, needle punch, quilting, and for sewing knitted and crocheted projects together. 158 more words

Writing Prompts


What is “the beginning”?

It goes without saying that we cannot truly start there if we are unable to answer this question with both accuracy and precision. 690 more words


I literally snapped....

I bought a new toy: a snapper.

I’ve been wanting one for random mending and projects but recently, I decided I needed one after the Youngest kept losing her baby’s diapers and then getting upset all her babies are naked. 238 more words


Magnetic Clasp Tutorial

As I mentioned in my last post, my Cat-I-Tude bag included a magnetic clasp. The actual pattern does not call for a clasp but I decided my bag needed something to hold everything in. 456 more words


a rainbow of thread.

I spent a bit of time last weekend organizing my stash. Finally got all of these spools of thread in one place!