Category Archives: crafts

Progress on Quilt & 2018 Calendar

Back in the day when my children were little I often made the “Jeweled” calendars from Bucilla.  I don’t think that Bucilla makes them anymore but I did find one that I like from Creative Connection, Inc.  They are fast … Continue reading

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Project List for 2017

My 2017 project list – it just keeps growing. Quilting Quilt for baby Cooper – must do!! Pick a BOM from resource center and make top Knitting Six bandages for DOVE – must do!! Last 2 car seat blankies from … Continue reading

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Crochet Amigurumi – Disney’s Pluto

I have never tried making an amigurumi project until now.  There are so many great patterns that I have seen completed but it wasn’t until I was shopping at Costco and found a kit that I decided to give it … Continue reading

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New Year – New Projects and Goals

Year 2016 goals rough draft — Quilting: -Make at least one quilt — start to finish. -Quilt at least one completed top large and one small. Needlepoint: -One L. Spears project – probably mystery 1 -Complete 1/3 of St. Basil’s … Continue reading

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Christmas Pin Up Ornaments – Nearly Done

This has been a fun project.  I am almost done but am missing a suitable mustache for Santa.  I stopped by the craft store but Santa accessories must be out of season — so off to the needlepoint shop this … Continue reading

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Heart Shaped Potholders

In with my sewing goodies, I have a tote that has kits for small sewing/quilting projects.  At the very bottom I found a set of kits that I bought (yes, I am saying it again) several years ago.  Each of … Continue reading

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Closed Pillowcase

  My daughter asked me to make a pillowcase for her using some fabric from a long abandoned project.  Honestly, pillowcase projects are the best for using up odds and ends and giving a boost with a quick to stitch … Continue reading

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WIPocalypse 2014

Stitch-a-longs are always a great motivator.  I have followed some of the bloggers that participated in the yearly WIPocalypse SAL prior to 2014 but had not joined until this year. Rather than explain the WIPocalypse stitch-a-long here, clicking the link … Continue reading

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Stitching Goals Revisited for 2012

The stitch goals that I selected for 2012 still look good but I have removed the felt & sequin ornaments.  That doesn’t seem like much …. but … Over the past few years I have been buying Bucilla felt kits … Continue reading

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More Ornaments — much research

This week I finished two more of the bead/sequin ornaments in red and will be packing that craft box away for a while.  In total, I made 6 of the bead/sequin ornaments. The photo above is the only cross stitch … Continue reading

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