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Threading a Sewing Machine Needle

Written by on June 9, 2014 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

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 April 1, 2014 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

Written by on March 4, 2014 in Sewing, Sewing Supplies & Accessories with 2 Comments
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 February 3, 2014 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 December 12, 2013 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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HALLOWEEN COSTUME PATTERNS for GIRLS ~ Fairy or Princess Costumes

Written by on October 1, 2013 in Patterns, Sewing with 5 Comments
HALLOWEEN COSTUME PATTERNS for GIRLS ~ Fairy or Princess Costumes

It won’t be long before Halloween is here.  My favorite part of Halloween is making the costumes.  I prefer to make our costumes simply because I prefer originality.  Even as a child trick or treating, I enjoyed being the only one wearing a particular costume.  Of course, back then, my mother was the seamstress.  Many […]

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Kitchen Islands Are Perfect Craft Tables

Kitchen Islands Are Perfect Craft Tables

Using a kitchen island for your craft table in your craft room may sound like a strange recommendation at first, but I can assure you, it is the perfect choice. Kitchen Islands are designed to be work counters and work areas. They are the perfect height for times when we need to stand instead or […]

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HISTORICAL COSTUMES FOR HALLOWEEN

Written by on August 6, 2013 in Patterns, Sewing with 2 Comments
HISTORICAL COSTUMES FOR HALLOWEEN

Halloween will soon be here and it is definitely time to start thinking about our Halloween costumes.  I prefer making my own costumes simply because I prefer originality.  I enjoy having a unique costume and design that really is all my own. Many sewing patterns give us multiple options and, of course, we choose our […]

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Pineapple Home Accents Crochet Pattern Book

Pineapple Home Accents Crochet Pattern Book

Bring the loving touch of crochet into your home with Pineapple Home Accents Crochet Book. For generations to come, your loved ones will be able to wrap themselves in the warmth of your love with these handmade home accents.   Choose from 24 beautiful pineapple crochet patterns. This book includes the pattern for the afghan […]

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