Monthly Archives: November 2011

And The Winners Are….

Thank you.  Most of you sent me emails and I appreciate them all.. ;o)   My sweet DH was otherwise taken today, so I finally did the drawing using an online random selector. If you will send me an email with … Continue reading

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The Free Gifts.. ;o)

Tomorrow is November 29, 2011… And here are the gifts that we will be drawing for.. ;o) Each gift will consist of:  1 hand-made card.  These cards are hand-made here in Sherman by a lovely lady who supplies them to … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Olive Oil Lamp… Free Tutorial

No.. it’s not a fabric lamp…lol   And I know this is a fabric/yarn/craft blog.  But… The temperatures are beginning to drop here in North Texas.  Real winter is popping up a little more frequently.  We’ve been having electricity flickers and … Continue reading

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One Million Hits.. How Can I Ever Thank You? !

  A SALUTE TO YOU! Sometime this evening or late tonight, this blog will have its ONE MILLIONth hit.  I have to say that I am overwhelmed with gratitude for all of you who have visited over the nearly 5 … Continue reading

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Creative Little Daisy … Boot Socks Tute

Winter is fast approaching here in North Texas.  It’s not really cold enough for a “coat”, but there have been days when a nice, warm sweater fit the bill.  Along with all this cooler weather comes lots of outdoor walking … Continue reading

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Sunbonnet Sue Bonanza! And a wonderful lady in the bargain.. ;o)

I’m a Sunbonnet Sue fan even tho I’ve never made a Sunbonnet Sue quilt.  And every time I go to Healing Heart and Hands,  I make myself a new promise to do just that.. make myself one.  Not only are … Continue reading

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CraftCookie.com… Free library of knit stitch patterns

I was looking for a knit stitch pattern yesterday and came upon Craft Cookie.com .. Love this site.   This is  a library of knit stitch patterns that is broken down into  basic knit/purl stitches, cables, lace and ribs.  I especially … Continue reading

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