Monthly Archives: August 2012

Theme-a-licious and WIPocalypse Updates

So, my goals were to finish Teresa Wentzler’s Cutwork Compass Rose and work on the humbug bag canvaswork. Yeah… On the plus side, as I posted the other day, I did work on the small canvaswork ornaments I’ve had on … Continue reading

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Time for Lunch!

The little man starts school next week, and even though he will only be going to junior kindergarten and only be there for 2 1/2 hours, he is still supposed to bring a snack. So, what’s a crafty mommy to … Continue reading

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Socks and Scarves

I’m working on keeping my head and toes warm, again. The scarf is Bias “Before and After” Scarf by Churchmouse Yarns and Teas (available through Ravelry or here for US$5). The pattern is written for fingering weight yarn, but they … Continue reading

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Delicious Delight

My sporadic adventures in canvaswork continues. This is Delicious Delight by Carolyn Mitchell. It is part of her Gourmandise Gems Collection, but I am stitching it out of the Festive 2010 issue of A Needle Pulling Thread (which featured three … Continue reading

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Witches and Owls (Spoilers!)

I think it is interesting how we sometimes get into a really groove in terms of stitching subject matter. Last year, for example, I stitched a lot of Christmas things. And this summer, I seem to be all about the … Continue reading

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Blocks and Blocks

This past weekend I hauled out my sewing machine for one of my sewing binges. The goal was to get caught up on the Craftsy Quilt Block of the Month class. I had fallen dreadfully behind, with six blocks to … Continue reading

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TUSAL – August 2012

It is the new moon yet again (or at least it was a couple of days ago!), and time for the Totally Useless Stitch Along! If you’d like to join in, check out the post on It’s Daffy Cat’s blog … Continue reading

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