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Pamper Yourself Crochet Pattern Book

Pamper Yourself Crochet Pattern Book

This crochet book grabbed my attention right off with the statement “Spa-like tranquility can be yours in your own home with these 16 luxurious projects!”   Yes, I want to rest in the lap of luxury!  Pamper Yourself invites us to create a relaxation paradise.  This crochet book has a pattern for a headband, a floral […]

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Creating a Quilted Keepsake

Written by on October 25, 2021 in Books, Quilt Pattern Books, Quilting with 3 Comments
Creating a Quilted Keepsake

Several decades ago, my Home Ec class made a memory quilt for our teacher.  We each made a section for the quilt and signed our name, thus making a precious memento of our year together with a beloved teacher.   Signed by Friends Quilt Book offers several designs for memory quilts.     This would […]

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Joy of Living Cross Stitch Kit

Joy of Living Cross Stitch Kit

The beach scene in this cross stitch picture beckons us to rest, relax and rejuvenate. The quote in this Joy of Living picture simply states, “I feel your wet shifting sand – Taste your sweet salty air… And I am renewed again … With the Joy of Living.”       This is a picture […]

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Crochet Through the Year ~ Book of Crochet Patterns

Crochet Through the Year ~ Book of Crochet Patterns

Crocheting is a beautiful craft and art. It can truly be a tremendous stress reliever. I tend to pick up my crochet hook when I need a break from the hectic world, but I also want to be doing something with my hands. It can be quite therapeutic. Crocheters like to collect crochet patterns and […]

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Threading a Sewing Machine Needle

Written by on September 6, 2021 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 5, 2021 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 4, 2021 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 2, 2021 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 1, 2021 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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