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Needlepoint and Steinbeck

And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.

This quote, from John Steinbeck’s East of Eden, happens to come from my favorite novel of all time, and resonates with me daily.

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Cross Stitch Progress

I actually cross stitched this month, it was only this last week of June but at least I did something.  You know that feeling you get when you are about to do your most hated chore, but when you finally get around to doing it you realize it’s not that bad, why didn’t I do this weeks ago, I feel so much better now that I have it.   62 more words

Cross Stitch

Knitting Projects - First Story

I picked up knitting one day when I got bored  while I was in high school. One summer day I just thought I need to do something fun. 302 more words


Tulip Colours and Crochet Lace

I wanted to create a delicate and feminine appearance by overlaying crochet over the stitched snippets of fabrics.  I am thinking of incorporating these ideas into clothing made from upcycled fabrics, but I am not sure yet how to do that – I will need to experiment! 26 more words


Lori Rose

A few months ago I had a Facebook message from Angela of Lori Rose who wanted to use my ‘stitch-sharing’ stitch guides in her monthly creations club. 163 more words