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Embroidery and Linen Bags

I’m continuing my embroidery obsession, as you can see below.  The next two photos are of a tote bag I am making for myself.  I cut out pieces of fabric from the yellow floral vintage sheet featured in this post.  I looked at the big flowers and decided they needed some filling in, so I… Continue reading Embroidery and Linen Bags


A Much-Needed Day Out

I live with my local-guitar-teacher husband and two teens in a semi-rural area that has a lot of housing development but no public transit within walking distance.  And we have one vehicle.  We’ve managed to work out the logistics of this over the years, but today I needed to get out with no agenda, no errands,… Continue reading A Much-Needed Day Out

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Christmas Tree Ornaments: Local and Global

Years ago I made Christmas ornaments for our tree, but I had the idea that I had to make them in sets of twelve.  Later, as I started selling my crafts at craft fairs and browsing other crafters’ goods, I realized it would be more fun to collect from other makers one special ornament at a… Continue reading Christmas Tree Ornaments: Local and Global