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Today we are going to learn how to make these traditional tied friendship bracelets. Food Allergy Awareness Friendship Bracelet Project Making these Friendship Bracelets was actually a homework assignment for Fairy. It didn’t dawn on me that I should blog about it until after we had completed several of theseRead More →

Materials: 10” wooden embroidery hoop 2 pieces unbleached muslin, 16” x 16” 1 piece thin cotton batting, 16” x 16” Ecru crochet thread (candlewicking or embroidery floss) 16” of 1/4″ grosgrain ribbon Washable marker for tracing Placement pattern Mushroom pattern 1] Make copies of placement pattern and mushroom patterns. 2]Read More →

Way back in the 80s, candlewicking made a comeback. Candlewicking is an interesting Colonial craft technique where ecru thread is used to embroider designs on ecru fabric, traditionally unbleached muslin. Candlewick is the unbleached cotton thread that is used for making candles, something most Colonial families had available for use.Read More →

I generally see myself as a rather accomplished crafter. I pick up things quickly, and before you know it, I’m dinking around with patterns and projects, making them my own. So you can imagine my surprise…nah, my disbelief, when I picked up a BEGINNER’S GUIDE to thread crocheting and foundRead More →

Yikes. I haven’t been on all day. The site really is a mess, isn’t it? Thought I’d throw on some bits and pieces of a project I’m working on. I know I should be working on Christmas gifts, but every once in a while I need to do something that I keep!!!Read More →

Just thought I would share a fun little project I’ve been working on recently. Bug has taken to drawing all these cute creatures (inspired by the Spore Creature Creator game). I keep finding critter doodles all over the place. Some of them are so elaborate and detailed they just make meRead More →