Christmas Crickets

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There probably is a story about Christmas and Crickets (update: The Cricket on the Hearth), but the crickets I’m referring to here are related to the fact that this site has been silent the last couple of weeks.     We celebrated an extended Thanksgiving weekend with family, decorated Christmas trees in 3 locations, attended […]

Crafting #bizwins

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I can not begin to tell you how much I have learned in the last 10 months about business in general, craft businesses, marketing and promotion! Sometimes my head is swimming with all that I’ve learned – and how much I realize I still could learn. One of my business guru “idols” is Tara Swiger. […]

Mystery Sampler 20 Bag

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It’s pattern release Monday again!  This time, I have a special pattern for you. It’s a great stash buster and learning experience rolled into one design. The pattern is called Mystery Sampler 20 Bag. The “mystery” isn’t that you are making a bag – it’s that the rounds are determined by a random number generator! […]

WIP-frenzy

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I’ve had cast-on-itis lately.  I keep starting projects and not finishing many.  I also haven’t posted much here as I tend to only post my Works In Progress (WIPs) on Instagram and not here.   Part of my crazy beginnings have been due to changes in my schedule. This is how I currently have my whole […]