Category Archives: Embroidery

DFW Yarn Crawl, y’all… It’s Almost Here!

This will be the 3rd year for the DFW Yarn Crawl, y’all.  Interest and participation is growing each year and this year presents as a great opportunity to get out and find new yarn and fiber merchants and meet and … Continue reading

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Free Chamois Thimble Tutorial

I truly enjoy sharing things that I have learned over the years, but due to large companies filching some of my patterns recently I must say here… You may use this pattern free of charge as many times as you … 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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Ingram Arts Show, Tupelo, OK

I have an aunt and uncle (twins) who turned 80 years old this year.  My aunt has wanted to have an art show in honor of my grandparents for years.   There is a lot of talent in the family and … Continue reading

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Julia’s Place… free tute for making wired ribbon pansies…

I’ve been going to Julia’s Place   for as long as I’ve been blogging.  My goodness… could that really be 6 years!  In the process of looking for her mini-tute about how draw your own pattern for metal clasp eye … Continue reading

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Blocking My Shawls… Here’s How..

I have a terrific friend named Pat.  She’s a spinner and knitter like I’ve always wanted to be.. ;o)   She said she was wandering through one of the big box stores one day and passed the exercise equipment.  Her eyes … Continue reading

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How NOT To Do It…. ;o/

I have been downloading audio books for a while now and have several that I need to figure out some way to store.  I think everyone has been thru the old “OH NO! My computer crashed and all my stuff … Continue reading

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