Monthly Archives: December 2008

Those Darn Socks! and Save Handmade!

I finally finished those socks that I have remade a half dozen times… DH has worn them now a few times to sleep in and has pronounced them good, so I guess it was all worth it..lol   Now I will … Continue reading

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Flu? Illegal to sell hand made baby booties?

I know it has been a while since I posted…life got a bit busy, then of all things, DH came down with something like the flu… now I have it.   And have had it for 4 days or so…  I … Continue reading

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Pam Kellogg… New Inspirational Format

For some time I have blogged about how much I love the embroidery patterns designed by Pam Kellogg.   Hers is one of the sites I check most often to see what’s up on my network of  “thread and yarn addicts”…lol…  I … Continue reading

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Connecting Threads…Free Quilt & Purse Patterns (and more!)

Connecting Threads is an online store site …NAYY…that has some really good free quilting, purse and other stuff patterns.  Their free patterns can be found here.  Have a look….

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Free Crochet Thimble Holder Pattern & Current Projects

The week  just will not let up with all the appointments!  ughh!  I finally took a pic of the knitting project I am working on during the drives back and forth and while waiting in the waiting rooms. It isn’t … Continue reading

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WeaveZine Is Up… free weaving patterns

WeaveZine…for those who don’t already know.. is a relatively new online resouce magazine for weavers.   This is the 4th issue and there is an archive that will let you look back at the previous issues.  By the way, there is … Continue reading

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