Monthly Archives: December 2010

Red and White, A Ripple in Progress

I make children’s size ripple afghans, about 36″ x 54″, for a local charity group which gives “comfort packages” to children who are entering the foster care program. They always include a handmade blanket, a huggable stuffed animal and sometimes, … Continue reading

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My “New” Toy and Vintage Sheets

There’s a small thrift store that sits along my usual errand/grocery route. I like to visit it on a regular basis, because you just never know what you might find! Last week I noticed a Kenmore sewing machine tagged $39.99. … Continue reading

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DIY Quilting Gift

I became aware of the John Flynn Quilting Frame this spring. It was designed to work with your home sewing machine and eliminates the need for basting before quilting! I was even more intrigued after I watched a demonstration video, … Continue reading

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A 50% Off Thrift Sale

We knew everything was half-off at our nearest Salvation Army store today, so my DH and I got there before the store opened. I was so surprised to see there wasn’t a line of waiting customers, in fact, the gate … Continue reading

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I knit, I sew, I crochet and I make quilts. Our little house holds a lot of stitches! I also love to dye, weave, harvest yarn from sweaters, visit thrift shops and go to tag sales. I have so many … Continue reading

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