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On Hooks and Needles (Part 2)

Back now for part two of my yarn addiction confessions! Yesterday I shared my unfinished crochet projects and today we’re on to knitting. I only started knitting about a year ago (many thanks to my mother-in-law who helped me learn). I think the only thing I’ve actually completed in that time was a door stop […]

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On Hooks and Needles (Part 1)

As many of us are still thinking of New Year’s resolutions, the thing that keeps coming to my mind is my chronic yarn addiction. I almost always have more than one project going at a time, and am often guilty of not finishing them, or at least taking a very long time to do so. […]

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A Very Crafty Christmas

This past week has been filled with crafting with friends, in secret, and into the wee hours of the night. It’s been a lot of work, but also a lot of fun putting so much meaning into our family celebrations this year. The kids are loving making gifts for each other and have even started […]

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A Book, A Craft, and How You Can Earn Free Stuff!

I recently got my hands on my very own copy of Joel Henriques’ new book, Made to Play!, and I love it! You may be familiar with Joel through his blog, Made by Joel, where he shares tons of awesome crafts and toys for kids. His designs are both unique and simple, and it’s amazing […]

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Dressmaking Debut

I finally made my first dress for me. I’ve ventured into garment sewing for the kids numerous times (like here, here, and here), but have always been a bit intimated about making clothes for myself. And of course I chose the most complicated process once I finally worked up the courage.  I came across the […]

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