Monthly Archives: September 2013

Boiled Peanuts!

You know you’re in the South when you see someone sitting on a corner under a tree selling Boiled Peanuts out of a large propane kettle. They are a favorite roadside snack throughout the region. We have fields of peanuts … Continue reading

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Spinning With Friends

Have you ever been around a group of people that just “get you”? People who share a common interest that goes well beyond the surface? Yesterday I was fortunate enough to spend the day with my wonderful Spinning companions. My … Continue reading

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Quick Update on the Watercolor Quilt

I’ve started “painting” my quilt. So far I’m liking it. It seems to help to take photos along the way. It helps me to view it as a whole and see where I may need to make some changes. For … Continue reading

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Wild Turkeys in the Road

Some people will say that their neighbors are real Turkeys. Well – mine really are! These guys were out taking a morning stroll down our road today. I followed them for quite a while before the headed into the brush. … Continue reading

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My First Watercolor Quilt

I’ve begun working on my very first Watercolor Quilt. I’ve always wanted to do one, but never felt confident enough to sew together all those little squares and end up with a shape resembling a rectangle. That is until I … Continue reading

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“Encircling Ewe” Hat Pattern

I’ve created another pattern to share with “ewe”!  Look for the PDF at the bottom. This is a fun one that’s been on my mind for a while now. As you can see I’ve done it in 2 different color … Continue reading

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Stranded Knitting Tutorial

I have another pattern ready for you, but it occurred to me that it’s a stranded pattern and some folks may not be comfortable with that technique. So I’ve decided to post this tutorial first. You don’t want a bunch … Continue reading

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A Friendy Challange

One of the members of my spinning group send out a “Friendly Challenge” to the rest of us recently. She proposed that we complete at least one UFO (unfinished object) before the next time we all get together. At first … Continue reading

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And Now for Something Competely Different…

Today I’m taking a brief respite (if you can call it that!) from my knitting, crafting etc, to paint my guest bathroom. I’ve done all I can do for now though. We have vaulted ceilings and I’ve got the ladder … Continue reading

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Fabric Pumpkin Tutorial

I’ve been wanting to make some fabric pumpkins for a while now. It’s September and I’ve always loved this time of year. We’ve had such a rainy, unpleasant summer, I guess I’m more anxious for Fall than usual. While I … Continue reading

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