Author Archives: janicelynn

Halloween Decorating Fun

I am happy to have my Halloween decorations up! This is in our great room – small but sweet. The jack-o-lantern is almost as old as me.. as in vintage! My mom made it when I was in either elementary … Continue reading

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Just Cross Stitch 2018 Ornament Issue

The Just Cross Stitch 2018 Special Holiday Issue – Christmas Ornaments is out and available where you like to shop. I picked up my copy last week and, as always, I’m inspired. I need more stitch time – at least … Continue reading

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Sticking to Knitting

For the last couple of weeks my time has been spent with the knit lap afghan made from Lion Brand Mandala. I started the third and last skein a couple of days ago. Here is how it looks now… Of … Continue reading

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Needlepoint & Knitting

Oh my! I have missed my needlearts so much and I am back to it … in a small way. I have progressed with my physical therapy so that I am able to “craft” for 15 minutes, break for 60 … Continue reading

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The Physical Therapist used the “S” Word

The word is “stitch”! My therapist says I am getting closer to stitching time! In the meantime, I am finally physically able and have decided to continue with my needlework inventory. This time I am working on my needlework library. … Continue reading

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Twelve Weeks of Recovery and ….

I’m still not doing any crafting – no needlepoint, cross stitch, quilting, knitting… you get the idea. I am still not driving … maybe soon. I suspect that the craft stores – both local and online are wondering why sales … Continue reading

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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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