Monthly Archives: October 2010

October 2010 Goal Review

Happy Halloween! Another month is nearly over, and this one ends with candy. What could be better? And being the end of the month, regardless of the festivities, it is time to review my monthly goals. I wanted to: finish … Continue reading

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A Little Halloween Crochet

Yesterday I took a little break from cross stitch to whip out a few small Halloween decorations. The pumpkin is a free (or donationware) pattern from PlanetJune. The three other little guys are from PlanetJune’s PocketAmi Set 3: Halloween. All … Continue reading

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One Step Forward, and Fifteen (?!) Back

I’m so proud of myself! I’ve finished another project from this year’s CreativFestival. This time it is Hidden Treasures by Enchanting Lair. It is stitched with Gloriana and Belle Soie silks, beads, Kreniek braid, and a pewter charm. It will … Continue reading

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A Trio of Ornaments

I love it when I finish a design, and I love it three times as much when I finish three! First is Perforated Paper Dragon Ornament from Dragon Dreams (Creativ Festival class). Jennifer designed it so that one colour was … Continue reading

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Saturday and Sunday at the Creativ Festival

The Creativ Festival is over for another year, and while I feel creatively re-energized, I am absolutely exhausted. (I’m sorry for the dull pictures. It isn’t very sunny here today.) Saturday was a very long day. My first class was … Continue reading

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More Dragons!

A girl can never have enough dragons, right? Today at the Ceativ Festival I started working on another one: Jennifer Aikman-Smith’s Perforated Paper Dragon Ornament. It is too cute! My other class with Jennifer was the Life Fully sampler: It … Continue reading

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Celtic Charm and a Dragon

Today was the first day of Creativ Festival classes for me. I’m sure you all know by now just how much I love going to this event. I love the classes, teachers and students. I love working on the class … Continue reading

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