Sylvestermouse

I love sewing and all crafts. I also enjoy cooking and I frequently make my own unique masterpieces in the kitchen.

I have published over 400 articles featuring recipes, crafts, travel advice, endangered animals, and even recommended family movies and musicals that you will not want to miss.

Cross Stitch Stocking Kits

Cross Stitch Stocking Kits

Find The Best Cross Stitch Stocking Kits The Best Cross Stitch Stocking Kits give you remarkable designs and details for you to create your cross stitch magic with the best designs and high quality materials. Your work is a labor of love and you want it to be remarkable so start with the best cross […]

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Seam Rippers

Seam Rippers

No matter how careful I am when I sew, there are always errors, mistakes, and seams that need to be removed from any project.  I shall never forget my first experience with a seam ripper.  I felt like it was the most wonderful creation ever invented.  It makes removing a seam so much easier than […]

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Lavender & Lace QUEEN ANNE’S LACE Cross Stitch Pattern

Lavender & Lace QUEEN ANNE’S LACE Cross Stitch Pattern

Cross Stitching has been my own personal favorite craft and needlework for decades. It is a great way to make beautiful artwork for my home, but it is also a craft that will tolerate interruptions. It is pretty easy to jump back into a project and pick up where we left off if the world […]

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Quick and Easy Weekend Quilts & Projects

Written by on September 17, 2022 in Books, Quilt Pattern Books, Quilting with 1 Comment
Quick and Easy Weekend Quilts & Projects

Quilting is such a beautiful art! I always hate to hear people say they no longer have time to quilt or that they never had the time to learn. I discovered this book a few years back and quickly fell in love with it. It gives so many great instructions for fast and easy quilting. […]

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Threading a Sewing Machine Needle

Written by on September 16, 2022 in Sewing, Sewing Supplies & Accessories with 1 Comment
Threading a Sewing Machine Needle

Being able to see to thread the small eye of a needle, has always been one of the most challenging tasks when sewing.  It becomes even more frustrating if the thread color has to be changed frequently like a needlework project.  I have been purchasing and using the inexpensive Dritz Needle Threaders for decades.  They […]

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Birdsong Duet Cross Stitch Picture Kit

Written by on September 15, 2022 in Cross Stitch Kits, Cross Stitch Patterns & Kits with 1 Comment
Birdsong Duet Cross Stitch Picture Kit

This beautiful cross stitch picture is so sweet! I can almost hear these birds singing their happy song. This Birdsong Duet picture is such a precious reminder that spring is never very far away and beauty is always around us. When I look at this precious artwork, I am in awe of how such beauty […]

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Beaded Easter Eggs Tutorial

Written by on September 14, 2022 in Easter Crafts with 7 Comments
Beaded Easter Eggs Tutorial

Because I enjoy hiding a few special Easter eggs for our family Easter egg hunt, several years ago I started creating our own collectible beaded Easter eggs. Since they are my own designs and creations, no two are exactly alike. Frankly, when I first started making our beaded Easter eggs, I used what I had […]

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Sewing Bobbins and Bobbin Box Organizers

Sewing Bobbins and Bobbin Box Organizers

  This past Halloween, I was busy making Halloween costumes when I was reminded of one of the basic rules from my days in high school Home Ec. Our Home Economics teacher was fantastic! One of her basic rules was to make sure we filled 3 bobbins of thread before we started any project. She […]

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Crochet Coats Patterns

Written by on September 12, 2022 in Crochet Patterns / Books with 3 Comments
Crochet Coats Patterns

As the weather is turning cooler in our area, I find I am now reaching for a coat not only when I venture outdoors, but even indoors.  I have always enjoyed having unique clothing, and crocheted coats are certainly unique, dramatic works of wearable art! These crochet coats are a gorgeous way to add warm […]

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Christmas Crafts for the Whole Family

Written by on September 11, 2022 in Christmas Crafts, Crafts with 11 Comments
Christmas Crafts for the Whole Family

Every year I search for an easy Christmas craft that all of the kids and the adults in our family will enjoy creating together. I gather the craft supplies that we will need to make a beautiful Christmas craft in advance, before our guests arrive for the holidays. Then, I am ready to break out […]

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