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  • Friday Links: Amigurumi, Gaelic Kung Fu Panda, Birds

    Friday Links: Amigurumi, Gaelic Kung Fu Panda, Birds
  • Too Sweet A Craft to Be Defiled (Warning: Profanities Ahoy!)

    Too Sweet A Craft to Be Defiled (Warning: Profanities Ahoy!)
  • Mandala Stitchalong Week Four

    Mandala Stitchalong Week Four
  • Free Pattern: Everything Feels A Bit Sh*t

    Free Pattern: Everything Feels A Bit Sh*t
Friday Links: Amigurumi, Gaelic Kung Fu Panda, Birds

Friday Links: Amigurumi, Gaelic Kung Fu Panda, Birds

Last spring I accidentally started a ‘series’ of flower photos on Twitter and called it #MorningWalkBlooms. I think I’m going to do it this year too. Just noticing and taking pictures of flowers I see…

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Friday Links: Amigurumi, Gaelic Kung Fu Panda, Birds

Last spring I accidentally started a ‘series’ of flower photos on Twitter and called it #MorningWalkBlooms. I think I’m going to do it this year too. Just noticing and taking pictures of flowers I see…

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Too Sweet A Craft to Be Defiled (Warning: Profanities Ahoy!)

Too Sweet A Craft to Be Defiled (Warning: Profanities Ahoy!)

I came across your blog & decided to follow it. I cannot remember why.BUT, after seeing today’s headline, I’ll never forget why I stopped following. Embroidery is too sweet a craft to be defiled. {Edit:…

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Mandala Stitchalong Week Four

Mandala Stitchalong Week Four

Today the last pattern in the mandala stitchalong is up for download. You can still join in and get the patterns, there is absolutely no pressure to finish the patterns by any particular date. I…

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Free Pattern: Everything Feels A Bit Sh*t

Free Pattern: Everything Feels A Bit Sh*t

The other day I suddenly had the urge to make an embroidery pattern like this. Because, generally, everything does feel a bit shit at the moment, right? ;-) So, while I was keeping an eye…

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Friday Links: Flatbread, Library, Radio

Friday Links: Flatbread, Library, Radio

My finished embroidery for the third week of the February Mandala Stitchalong. I have really enjoyed knowing that there are other people out there, stitching the same patterns as me these past weeks. That has…

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More Darning

More Darning

Some of my recent darning projects. A glove that I bought not long ago was fraying along the edge of the cuff. So I added a bit of contrast with the darning. I would have…

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More Darning
Books I Read in 2020

Books I Read in 2020

Last year I was very excited that I’d read 48 books in 2019 and of course I was hoping to “beat” that. I didn’t! I think a lot of people did a lot more reading…

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Friday Links: Roman Geometry, Japanese Castles, Cistercian Monks

Friday Links: Roman Geometry, Japanese Castles, Cistercian Monks

Blake in the snow on Sunday. He likes the snow, even had a little roll around in it! :-) It is cold for him, though, and there’s no way we could get him to wear…

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