Category Archives: … and beyond

Taking The Good With The Bad – Facebook Edition

The Good … Last week I took one of my infrequent looks at Facebook Marketplace and had a great find. This is a large Rebecca Woods canvas called Patriotic Village. It is painted on 14 count canvas with a design … Continue reading

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Another Week Of No Crafting.

Not a crafty thing was done by me this week. The closest I got to crafting this week was changing the battery in my watch. I did finish the third (and final?) book in the Crazy Rich Asians series called … Continue reading

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My Pink House by Ewe and Eye and Friends

The past week I worked on an old project that I started around 2000. These are the before and after pictures of My Pink House from EEF. Before: After: This is a photo of the finished piece that I found … Continue reading

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New Year, New Projects…

For the first time ever, a post that I made has gone missing. If it seems I am repeating myself then I probably am. I hope this will be a year with some crafty time.  My right shoulder surgery is … Continue reading

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Moisturizers for Stitching

Winter is coming and that always means much drier skin. For stitchers and knitters dry skin can cause threads to snag – especially silks and synthetics.  For quilters handling fabrics causes dry hands to be even drier. For needleworkers it … Continue reading

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Lotion For The Softest Hands Ever

It is safe to say that I have tried dozens of lotions over the years. I am very particular about what I use, my sensitivity to scents means finding a lotion I like is a tough task. My latest find … 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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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…

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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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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