Tag Archives: hobby

Making Wrapped Cording Baskets…Free Tutorial

I really should stay off YouTube.  But I just couldn’t help myself when I saw the video tutorial for making these adorable baskets.  Just had to do it.  The Crafty Gemini .. otherwise known as Vanessa Vargas Wilson… has a … Continue reading

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Disappearing Nine Patch Update

It’s coming along… I need to take another photo.  I have added wide sashing around the quilt top and may add one more.  Then it’s ready to see if I REALLY want to try to quilt it on my sewing … Continue reading

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Disappearing Nine Patch Quilt

It must have been a year ago that I ordered 10″ Layer Cake packs from Craftsy and then sat and looked at them for a long… long… time trying to decide what I wanted to do with them.  So I … Continue reading

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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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Knitted Edges… Who Knew? and Free Knit Patterns

Wandering through Pinterest this morning since I woke up.. got up.. at 4am.. ughhh  Anyway, I came across the most exquisite way to edge knitting!  I’ve always done that thing that everyone teaches us to do… slip the first stitch … Continue reading

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A Support Spindle Mode

I’ve watched You Tube videos of people spinning with Russian spindles for a long time.  Never could get the gist of why a person would use one..  Well… guess what I did.. I ordered this beauty from Maine Fiber Tools … Continue reading

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Hansen Mini E-Spinner … A New Love

For the last several months there has been a severe lack of “spinnage” around here.  I had a fall on the back porch early in the spring and it caused a flood of back and hip problems.  Using a treadle … Continue reading

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