Category Archives: Art

Catching up… The Blue Quilt

It has been so long since I’ve blogged consistently that I find many things I’ve started blogging about and then never followed up… One of those things is my Big Blue Quilt.  I finished the quilt top and then it … Continue reading

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Mamie Jane’s

If you are into upcycling .. like me.. this is a great site for you to scan through…. Mamie Jane’s I love the way she took wire and a tiny piece of board and made a Christmas ornament hanger!  Take … Continue reading

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Ingram Arts and Crafts Show … more stuff

  I’ve been working on a selection of different styles of handwork to show at the Ingram Arts and Crafts Show in Tupelo, OK on Sept. 22, 2012.  The photo shows a pocket weaving board warped with hand spun wool … 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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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 Cottage Retreat… McKinney, TX.

My friend,  Betty Reynolds,  sent me a note the other day.   You see… Betty is a scrapbooker .  And not just any scrapbooker.  She’s a consultant for Creative Memories. She creates some of the most unique and lovely scrapbook pages … Continue reading

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Kantha Embroidery

Kantha embroidery was highlighted on Sharon Boggon’s blog, now called Pin Tangle,  a couple of years ago along with a discussion on the autobiographical elements and symbols in embroidery.   At the time I did a little online research and found … Continue reading

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