Category Archives: Crafty Things

A Crafty Project ~ Magnets

If you’ve read my blog for any length of time, you know I love vintage enamelware. I while back, I found a table top, just the top. Daughter #3 had the brilliant idea of using it for a magnetic bulletin … Continue reading

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A Tiny Project

Remember the scrapsof Blueberry Park I had leftover after my mini Dresden Fan Quilt? I decided they would make a nice little mug rug. As a reminder. I cut my scrapsnto 2 1/4 inch strips and then used this ruler … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ A Little Zip Bag

I don’t use my embroidery machine near as much as I should. Honestly, it intimidates me! But I decided to whip up a little project just to play a bit. The embroidery design came from Urban Threads. I used some … Continue reading

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A Tiny Finish

Remember my Mick Jagger free motion quilted practice piece? The plan was to cut it up to make small zipper bags, but haven’t been able to locate my box of zippers. It is somewhere in the black hole of a … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Metro Hoops Runner

It stopped raining just long enough to to take a few pictures of my finished table runner the other day. I found it very difficult to get pictures showing the true color of the hand dyed fabrics I used. This … Continue reading

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Pixie Basket!

Jayne from Twiggy and Opal shared her little pixie baskets that she made on her blog and on Instagram. I decided I needed to make one too! She said it could be done in 30 minutes. Mine took about 40.   … Continue reading

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A Small Finish

Last year, Daughter #1 asked me to make a stocking for Little E to go with the stockings she had purchased for herself and SIL. They were kind of country/primitive and she wanted E’s to be similar in style. I … Continue reading

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