Category Archives: Refashioning

Recycle/ Reuse and Make a Placemat

We finally found some sheets with pockets deep enough that the fitted sheet would stay on the bed… only took 5 years.¬† ūüôā¬† That left us with several sets of sheets and while most will given to a good cause, … 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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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 Little Daisy … Boot Socks Tute

Winter is fast approaching here in North Texas.¬† It’s not really cold enough for a “coat”, but there have been days when a nice, warm sweater fit the bill.¬† Along with all this cooler weather comes lots of outdoor walking … Continue reading

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Sticka till Barbie… Merry Christmas! 1000 free patterns….

I seem to have missed an entire month.¬† But… there is much going on.¬† We are building a new home and believe it or not, it is taking some time.. ;o) For those of you who are Barbie fans, or … Continue reading

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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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Make Your Own Thimble… Free Pattern

I’ve been hand quilting the little quilt I have made for granddaughter Hannah. I love to do this, but it sure is hard on the old fingers. With my nails long it is difficult…next to impossible…to use a metal thimble. … Continue reading

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Those Darn Socks! and Save Handmade!

I finally finished those socks that I have remade a half dozen times… DH has worn them now a few times to sleep in and has pronounced them good, so I guess it was all worth it..lol¬†¬† Now I will … Continue reading

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Flu? Illegal to sell hand made baby booties?

I know it has been a while since I posted…life got a bit busy, then of all things, DH came down with something like the flu… now I have it.¬†¬† And have had it for 4 days or so…¬† I … Continue reading

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Spammers Have Found A Way

It seems that spammers have now found a way to get around the “sign in” for the comments on blogs.¬† They just make up a name…my two were Jenny and Laura… set up an email address¬† (¬†both¬†Jenny and Laura had … Continue reading

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