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DIY Beef Jerky

I’ve mentioned before how difficult it is to buy a gift for my husband. I guess a lot of guys are like that. For Christmas this year (or I guess I should say last year even though it was only … Continue reading

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DIY Lavender Eye Pillows

My neighbor had some fairly serious surgery on his neck and spine last week. He is currently recovering in a hospital near Atlanta. I want to do something nice for him when he comes home, but he’s not really a … Continue reading

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Feed Bag Tote

Today I watched a Free class on Craftsy. “Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote and Zipper Pouch by Kristin Link”. I really enjoyed it. The instructor was clear and easy to listen to. If you haven’t checked out what Craftsy has to … Continue reading

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Halloween Dye Fun!

Here’s a ghoulish way to dye yarn – naturally. This is a perfect experiment for this time of year. Apparently this is not something new. I’ve just never done it before. I absolutely love the results. And what fun to … Continue reading

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Organic Fiber Dyeing by Max Hamrick

Today I have the pleasure of reviewing for you a book that I will surely treasure for years to come. Organic Fiber Dyeing by Max Hamrick is a wonderful book that will please the scholar in you with it’s wealth … Continue reading

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Barbed Wire Art

I want to share with you today a little project I did a while ago. These were super easy to make. I got the idea when I found a bit of rusty old Barbed Wire out in a field while … Continue reading

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How to Pre Mordant Wool for Dyeing

If you plan to play around with some natural dyes, you will need to know how to mordant your wool. Without proper mordanting, the color will not adhere to the fiber. There are several types of mordant, but the most … Continue reading

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DIY Silk Scarf Dye

Today I thought I would dye some silk scarves. These light weight accessories are perfect even in the summer, yet still carry over to the Fall and in the South I can even get away with wearing them all through … Continue reading

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DIY Self Striped Yarn

This is a really fun project that I did a quite a while ago. I still have the socks so I guess it was a successful outcome. These are the first socks I ever made! For my Birthday that year … Continue reading

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Knitting Ball Ornaments

It’s never too early to start on Christmas. Are you looking for a quick little gift to share with your knitting friends? Here’s something I came up with a few years back for my group. They all seemed to like … Continue reading

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