Monthly Archives: December 2014

Homemade Apple Pie Bourbon

I wanted to give this a try this year for the holidays. I’m really glad I did! Even though the Christmas season is over now, the winter months are still with us. This is just the thing to warm you … Continue reading

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Amigurumi Rudolph!

For my Grandson’s First Christmas, I created my second Amigurumi project! It’s actually the third pattern taught in the Craftsy Class that I took a couple weeks ago. The class is called Amigurumi: Woodland Animals, by Stacey Trock. Craftsy Naturally … Continue reading

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Christmas Chaos!

You know how it is around Christmas time. You’re busy shopping, baking, wrapping gifts, planning, decorating and socializing. It is truly ‘the most wonderful time of the year’. But does it ever get away from you? You know, you’ve taken … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Candy Recipe

Christmas time means sweet time! Here’s a really easy candy that you can make this year that your family will love. I think it makes a nice refreshing break from the traditional cookie too. It’s pretty too! Here’s the ingredients: … Continue reading

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Wool Dye with Chestnuts!

Turns out Chestnut are only good for roasting over an open fire! The same friend that gave me the Black Walnuts for my dye project the other day, also has a Chestnut tree. After she gave me some of the … Continue reading

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Beautiful Handspun Shawl with Long Color Segments

Each year I travel to Destin Florida for a weekend of spinning fun with my friends. This year while I was there I spun up some Merino/Tussah roving that was rather outside my usual box of color. As I spun … Continue reading

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Fast and Fun Holiday Ornaments

I haven’t posted too much lately. It’s not that I’ve grown lazy. I’ve been very busy working on some Christmas Gifts. I just can’t post about those yet. It would ruin Santa’s surprise! But I can tell you about the … Continue reading

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This Craftsy Class was Fun!

I’ve been wanting to learn how to crochet for some time now…and I like to make toys… So when I saw this Craftsy Class go on sale over the weekend, I had to take it. And I’m glad I did! … Continue reading

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Peddling Mariah

So by now you may have read that I have published my 1st book. It’s a fully illustrated story about a young girl who discovers a tiny mermaid inside a shell. There are included knitting and sewing patterns in the … Continue reading

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Dyeing Wool with Black Walnuts

I’m still working on my natural dye project. So far I’ve done Madder Root, Log Wood, Cochineal, Goldenrod and Goldenrod with Iron. Today I want to show you the process of dyeing with Black Walnuts. I will be using 100% … Continue reading

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