Monthly Archives: October 2013

Christening Gown

Isn’t this lovely? This Christening Gown was made by my daughter for her first grandchild. The lace behind it is a hooded cape. I am so proud of her.. !! Advertisements

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Big Blue Quilt…

The Big Blue Quilt is coming along.  It was not planned, but seems that by placing the dark strip in the middle as I made the Rail Fence Blocks the light zig zag looks like a raised road!  Another of … Continue reading

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Apple Leef Farm.. New Calendar of Events for November

Leef of Apple Leef Farm of Van Alstyne, TX has just posted her new events calendar for November.  There are always several classes a month that I would love to take, but alas…can only do so many. There are 2 … Continue reading

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Free Knitted Shawl Pattern.. Bev’s Country Cottage

Back in 2006 when I was trying to learn to knit I found this pattern and decided I could do it.  I knew how to knit and purl.  This looked easy enough.  And it was.  If you have a newbie, … Continue reading

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Knitted Sock Repair How-to.. from Cookie A

Cookie A Sock Club … I have to admit to finding this wonderful sock knitting club on Pinterest.  By following a link back from a  tutorial showing how to repair big holes in those precious hand knitted socks I found … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Thimble… again and Split Rail Quilt Wins

I’m in the process of making the quilt for our bed… but in the evening I’m doing a little hand quilting on a small one that I started ages back.  Hand quilting without a thimble is a bit disconcerting to … Continue reading

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Free Quilt Patterns

I’ve decided to finally make that quilt for our king size bed.  It has only taken me about  8 or 9 years to really decide to do something about it.  In the process of making this decision I looked all … Continue reading

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