Author Archives: janicelynn

If only… Rebecca Woods Texas Needlepoint

Back to work this week went well, physical therapy is also going well. If I were confident that I would be able to handle it, I would seriously be considering signing up for this class. This is called Texas and … Continue reading

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heigh-ho, it’s back to work I go. I am a part time employee and will be back to work today. The restrictions are: no pushing, no pulling,  no lifting,  no reaching. I am allowed to type and use a touch … Continue reading

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Do You EQ?

As I continue to be sidelined, I look for things that can be done with minimal right arm movement. This week I want to try to start learning EQ8. I have owned every version since EQ4 but failed to keep … Continue reading

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Knit Campside Shawl

Shawls are a wonderful accessory and finding a knit pattern that is attractive and doesn’t look crazy hard has been difficult. I am hoping that this will be a winner. This is the Campside Shawl by Alicia Plummer and you … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2018 & Americana Projects

Seeing the National Cemetery in Arizona is very moving, for Memorial Day every grave has an American flag. This memorial is a well maintained, lovely facility located in north Phoenix. I live close enough that I drive by regularly and … Continue reading

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what to do, what to do…

it has been just over one week since i had surgery on my right shoulder. no idea when i will be back to stitching since simply getting dressed is a major challenge. can’t wait to try to be able to … Continue reading

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I Am Optimistic…

The last week was a fail when talking crafting. Not able to complete one row of the blanket — a couple of pieces were cut for an ornament but then I stopped. It was a partial win when it comes … Continue reading

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One Thing Leads to Another …

Boohoo, poor me.  It seems that my shoulder problem is bigger than expected.  As the medical experts try to figure out what is going on I plan to take these few days to do as much as I dare with … Continue reading

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I will never run out of yarn….

Since I keep restarting my projects and have such limited crafty time, I should have enough yarn to last a lifetime — or until I wear out the yarn. My latest blanket has been restarted, again.  This time I am … Continue reading

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Cleaning up the Blog

My latest not stitching project is cleaning up my blog.  The free patterns sections should not have any broken links.  I am amazed at the number of cross stitch designers that are no longer in business and those links have … Continue reading

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