Category Archives: Holidays

It’s New Year’s Eve…

It’s New Year’s Eve… It almost makes me sad that another year has flown by as if it were rushing to catch a train.  I remember sitting in Sunday School Class in the 7th grade and someone was talking about … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Christmas Coming… Free Stuff!

I have no excuse.  Except one.  I found Facebook…. I have spent a huge…HUGE…amount of time on Facebook enjoying the family and extended family that has not been heard from in years…lol  And suddenly here I am looking down the … Continue reading

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Free Patterns at Butterick

The Butterick website has some really cute patterns on their free pattern page… here…  There are several handbags, a retro wrap and one of my favorites is the Sewer’s Organizer… Great gift ideas! Have a look…

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Please Get Permission….

I have put several free patterns that were created by me  up on this site.  They were uploaded with the thought in mind that others might like to use them.  If they are  used  for personal use… that’s great.  If they are … Continue reading

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