Category Archives: Crafty Things

Crafting and Thrifting

Mr. Wonderful and I enjoy thrifting. It’s the thrill of the hunt I suppose! He was initially a bit unsure when I found this though. Very 1980’s, wouldn’t you say? But I saw some potential. I walked to the other … Continue reading

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Accuquilt Blog Hop ~ Fun with Felt!

I am back with another perfect project for the littles in your life! I loved crafting with my kids and now I get to do it with my grands. Together, we created this portable felt background and felt shapes. It … Continue reading

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Are We Gnome Yet? ~ Accuquilt Blog Hop!

Accuquilt is having a blog hop! And I get to kick things off. Woo hoo! I loved coming up with this project to make with my grands and to share with all of you! You can see that E2 was … Continue reading

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Slow Stitching Finish!

I used some thick thread to quilt my Hexie piece to the felt background. I went back and added some quilting in the interior. I should have done that closer to the seams. Oh, well. When that was done, I … Continue reading

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A Different Sort of Project

Before life got crazy on us, Daughter #1 gave me the neatest project kit. I was afraid to do the painting for fear of messing it up, but I really wanted to hang it up. So yesterday I went for … Continue reading

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Pin Cushions Part 2

I ripped and trimmed and ended up with two pincushions. I quilted both the front and back of each. They measure about 4 by 6 inches, a much better size. I am all about using what I have on hand … Continue reading

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Pinwheel Pillow

My pillow is done and I’m quite pleased with it! A big thanks to Deanna for the nudge. Here is the top after quilting. This is the back. There is a zipper under that flap. I stitched the front and … Continue reading

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Slow Sunday Tieing?

This is a hand project, but not exactly sewing. I decided a while back to make a snuffle mat for the pups and finally got around to it. I got the sink mat at the dollar store and had this … Continue reading

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Rope Baskets

You may remember a while back when I made a rope basket. Since it was claimed by Daughter #3, I decided to make another. I practiced on a small length and made this coaster. Then I decided to try an … Continue reading

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Sewing for Winslow

You knew this was coming, didn’t you? 😁 Seriously, she shivers when I take her out at night and I haven’t found any clothes small enough. I’m also not willing to spend an arm and a leg. So I found … Continue reading

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