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And I continue to organize and go to physical therapy.  It is safe to say that I will not have any new projects for the tree since I’m still not allowed to stitch/craft.  Better luck next week!! As boring as … Continue reading

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Star Wars Jigsaw Puzzle

This week was filled with decorating for Christmas. I think everything is out of storage and in place … just need to decorate the tree. Since I am still not crafting I decided to do a jigsaw puzzle. This is … Continue reading

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So….. instead of stitching,

or knitting or another fun craft activity, I am still sidelined with a shoulder injury. Physical therapy next week and hopefully a solution will follow. Until then I will continue with “inventory”. I have been trying to organize my projects … Continue reading

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Felted Wool Pincushion

A quick and cute project that I made yesterday. This was a kit that I picked up during a Phoenix shop hop at a now closed shop called the The Quilted Apple.

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quilting and cross stitch

Blocks one through six are complete for Mama’s Little Shortcuts and it is great how they are coming together so nicely. As I get the fabrics ready for each block, I usually poo-poo at least one but have used what … Continue reading

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Mama’s Little Shortcuts

These blocks are looking great! and blocks 3 and 4 combine to make …. My latest knit project is a small throw, I think. This started as the “simple striped blanket ” from Lion Brand but smaller since I wanted … Continue reading

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Spider Web Afghan Finish

Great project that I finished on Monday.  It still came out a little tighter than expected, if I make another in this style I will definitely try a hook size “J”.

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Spider Web Afghan

This past week I finished 28 rounds of the Spider Web Afghan and was not happy with the results.  It looks like an island volcano. I didn’t realize how much the ends were curling and so I decided it was … Continue reading

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Mama’s Little Shortcuts & Halloween Afghan

I just finished block #1, Woodpile of the 30’s version of Mama’s Little Shortcuts.  I like it… Mama’s Little Shortcuts, Block #1 Another new project that I started is a crochet afghan.  This is a kit I got from Herrschners … Continue reading

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Mama’s Little Shortcuts – BOM

This is my latest project —  it is another oldie that is sure to be fun to make. Mama’s Little Shortcuts is a 1998 BOM from Atkinson Designs.  The designer, Terry Atkinson knows how to make things easy and I … Continue reading

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