Monthly Archives: August 2012

A Quilt for the Youngest

I’m in the process of making each of my three kids a quilt.  In fact, I just finished all the blocks for the Middle child, and now need to sort how those squares fit together so I can get it to the quilter … Continue reading

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Eleven Years in the Making

Here’s one of the oldest projects in my crafty hastiness or impulsiveness.  Aside from some seriously languishing fireflies (in an old shoebox) from early in my marriage that are still not done, this cross stitch earns an impressive silver medal in … Continue reading

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A Re-re-purposed Frame

A few years ago my neighbor pawned off one of her frogged items: Originally it was supposed to be a clock: I took it thinking I would use it to display be ceramic magnets that I was making back then.  But … Continue reading

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By the Hair of my Chinny Chin Chin

The last day of July was yesterday, which meant that my Rusted Root sweater was “due” at Darn Knit Anyway in Stillwater, MN.  I finished it around 9am on the last day and then I packed up the kids and … Continue reading

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