Tag Archives: handmade

Quilt Throw

I wanted to try one of the Jelly Roll Quilts… so I did.  But, alas, I did not have a tenth enough jelly roll to do anything so I decided to use the matching fabric that I bought at the … Continue reading

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Arm Knitting.. Free Tutorial at SimplyMaggie.com

Who would have thought of using your arms for knitting needles?  I just watched this video.  What a cool idea.  My first thought was teenagers making their own, but I really like this myself.. 🙂 Have a look at SimplyMaggie.com … Continue reading

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Crochet Your Own Kitchen Towel Holder

Over at Mish Mash etc. ( http://mishmashetc.blogspot.com) there’s a free crochet pattern for a kitchen towel holder. Quick, easy and works great. Just click on the pic to get there… 🙂

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Finally.. My Body Double (I hope) !

A few days ago I finally got up the courage to measure myself and see if I could find a sewing mannikin that I could adjust to my size.  I hope I found it because I ordered it!  I’ve been … Continue reading

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Big Blue Quilt…

The Big Blue Quilt is coming along.  It was not planned, but seems that by placing the dark strip in the middle as I made the Rail Fence Blocks the light zig zag looks like a raised road!  Another of … Continue reading

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Apple Leef Farm.. New Calendar of Events for November

Leef of Apple Leef Farm of Van Alstyne, TX has just posted her new events calendar for November.  There are always several classes a month that I would love to take, but alas…can only do so many. There are 2 … Continue reading

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Free Knitted Shawl Pattern.. Bev’s Country Cottage

Back in 2006 when I was trying to learn to knit I found this pattern and decided I could do it.  I knew how to knit and purl.  This looked easy enough.  And it was.  If you have a newbie, … Continue reading

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