Month: February 2011

sewing

toy or collectors item :P you decide

so i stopped in across the street at an estate sale the other morning.. and my eyes quickly found this… i was told by the guy running the sale that it works, and for $20 i was more than willing to take that chance. a little googling and i now know, it is a Singer […]

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quilting

1 Choice 4 Quilting: As Promised – Another Giveaway to Celebrate Our Grand Opening!

1 Choice 4 Quilting: As Promised – Another Giveaway to Celebrate Our Grand Opening!. check out this awesome giveaway, i know i want to try out this kit!  love the colors!!

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crochet

the checkerboard hat

so finally after a few false starts and some creative swearing and throwing things, the checkerboard hat finally this evening started to look as if there would be some checkerboard happening…. i started the row for the color change for the blocks to start taking shape, SO exciting! the top of the hat as it […]

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quilting

rotary cutters ARE dangerous and i made 2 quilt blocks

so i have this quilt i have been planning to make for 6 months or so… but just haven’t had the gumption to get the craft room straightened out and get started on it…   Enter Jazi Crafts and the Thursday night Sewing D!  i whipped up 2 – 9 patch blocks lickety split and then […]

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molding
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National Jello Week!

National Jello Week!. how do you feel about Jello? come join the moldy chefs as we discover new and disturbing ways to experience all things Jello 🙂

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crafting

yea, i play with shrinky dinks…

i just love going to Jazi Crafts for classes, i have so much fun and so far no one has kicked me out for being my usual obnoxious self 😛   this weekend i got to play with Shrinky Dinks, well  that isn’t what they are called when you are a grown up, but it […]

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crochet

i love yarning night…

good friends, funny stories (can you say Zippy, the Amish girl?)  and even a little bit of crocheting 🙂  the hat is coming along nicely… i am using this pattern http://www.craftown.com/Crochet-Hat-Pattern–h–Checkered-Hat.html It is supposed to be an easy beginner pattern… but i found it to be less than easy to get started… when you work a round […]

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crochet

It has been a while…

i have a few projects going, i made a cupcake at Amigurumi class last week.  i love that class…  Also i have been trying to get a hat crocheted up, and it has been giving me fits… i think i wrestled it into submission this evening after 3 crochet how to books and some tutorial videos […]

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