Category Archives: Christmas

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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Love and Money Lap Looms…

I ordered these looms last spring and used them a bit since then.  They are lovely to keep your hands busy in the evening watching television… or any other time you have a few minutes.  Last night I decided to … 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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Tomorrow Begins a New Year!

What a busy time it’s been.  I hope everyone had a lovely Christmas.   The Christmas season was a busy one and it’s always a joy to have son John home for the holiday.  Today I will finish taking down all the … Continue reading

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Spinning Again, Knitting Still and I’m Gonna Make Me a Jacket!

I’ve been slowly working on a hat and some wristlets for a couple of weeks… Funny how other mundane things (like mopping and dinner.. ;o/ ) seem to intrude on the more important things in life.. (like knitting, sewing and … Continue reading

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Busy week… Great Refrigerator Cookie Recipe

It rained yesterday evening.  A good, solid downpour for about 30 minutes and then a steady, softer rain until after I went to bed.   I do love the rain. I’m still working on how to get my book covers to … Continue reading

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My New Audio Book CD Holder… free almost tute… ;o)

I decided that my quilted booklet would work… but not for what I really wanted.  So I totally revamped my idea. Rummaged around my guest/craft/storage/junk room and came up with a smallish scrap piece of mat board that was left … Continue reading

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Tea Wallet .. Free Pattern at Is It Nap Time Yet?

I have lost my tea wallet!!!   spfttt**##@fftt  smahsh splatt bang  shhhplt!!! Yes, I’m having a tantrum..;o( I really DO NOT like the coffee at our Golden Corral so I always take my tea wallet with me and just get … Continue reading

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Loop Stitch Crocheted House Slippers… free pattern

Last year Denese asked for my help finding a pattern for the looped stitch house slippers pattern.  Well… I just found it.   It’s over on Yahoo! Voices and was shared by Darlene Michaud.  Thank you so much, Darlene.   These would … Continue reading

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Arbee Designs… Free Quilting Patterns and Tutorial

I have so many sites in my favorites that our computer guy makes fun every time he has to do anything to our computers!  This morning I was going thru some of them and found just one of the sites … Continue reading

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