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That is, do you do too much? I thought of this when hemming the legs of my DH’s trousers.  I had remembered some advice given by a couture tailor about not trying to ‘nail down’ your hems and seams. 333 more words

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All of the pink and black

A few years ago I happened to go through a phase of picking up a decent amount of white yarn on sale. I didn’t have any plans for it at the time, but it seemed like a good idea, and as it turn out, it was. 334 more words

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More from the Octosquiddles!

I introduced you previously to my little Octosquiddle army. Now I wanted to show them to you in a bit more detail, focusing on one of the most important squiddle features, they’re wee little squiddly legs. 328 more words

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Meet the Octosquiddles

Something very cool happen recently… octosquiddles!

It started with this set of patterns, by mohu. But things escalated from there. I saw an opportunity to do away with the one part of amigurumi that I just can’t find it in me to enjoy… sewing them together! 214 more words

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REVIEW - Islander Motor City Jacket -CRAFTSY

   I chose this course and this pattern for several reasons. Not in any order – they are; [i] I really like Janet Pray’s Craftsy Classes. She shows you really practical and efficient ways of doing something you thought you were doing well for years and I really wanted to move away from my usual style of jacket and stretch my skills a little. 560 more words

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I’ve been terrible about updating lately. What can I say, sometimes depression really sucks.

To make up for it, I have something new… I made a video!

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On Saturday I took my four youngest grandchildren over to Reading to visit with Harriet, another grand-daughter who is married and very crafty . She had done this project with a young home schooled lad she helps with his  crafts; 432 more words

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