Handmade gifts

Not to toot my own horn, but I killed it with the handmade gifts this year (so far… I have one Friendsmas still to go!). You can see them all on my Instagram, but I wanted to talk about a couple of my favorites here. First, Sharon’s Marie Callendar Pie ornament. The whole debacle brought […]

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Project Packing: Disney Edition

Here soon, I’m going to head back to my happy place: Walt Disney World. That’s right, I am that childless millennial that’s out here to ruin your Disney vacation (this is a joke, for those who didn’t already know!). I’m so excited, ’cause I haven’t been back in a long time and so much has […]

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Basketweave Needlepoint stitch

I’m a bit of a newcomer in a local bar trivia group, but man, it would be hard to tell! These are definitely my people! Big pop culture nerds from all walks of life, most of whom are very crafty in their own rights. We had a make-up Halloween party this last weekend (we have […]

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A Stitch in Time

Remember the “wedding-themed” shiny object project I had in the last WIP Challenge update? I’m happy to share that is was an embroidery for two of my dear friends who just got engaged!! Let me tell you about Ben and Kristen. I met Ben when I started swing dancing in 2019. He is fun, boisterous, […]

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More Weaving Adventures

You may recall I took a class on tapestry weaving last month, and I really enjoyed it. I enjoyed it so much, I sought out other techniques to try and finished this small piece! Never one to waste handmade fabric, the thought before it was even finished was to make into a little notion pouch. […]

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Felted Slippers

The holidays are quickly approaching, which means we crafters are diligently spending every waking hour working on handmade gifts for our loved ones. We’ve all had that one year when everything was done on time, and you felt you had time to relax and work on personal projects. Then, out of the blue, an unexpected […]

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A Holiday Hiatus

Thanksgiving is just about upon us: family is flying in from out of town, menus are being prepared, and battle plans are being made for the Black Friday sales. Of course, you don’t have to fight crowds on Friday if you’re making your holiday gifts. As I’m sure most of you are doing the same, […]

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Christmas is Coming…

I hear you. “What do you mean Christmas is coming? It’s not even October yet.” People who hand-make their gifts understand though. I’m already late. It always starts with great intentions: buy the yarn and at least start them in August, work on them here and there, and be done around early December so you […]

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