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Wool lint tips for rug hooking

Wool lint tips for rug hooking

Dark wool ready for the dryer I told you that I would be back with some wool lint tips- here they are. Short and sweet. In this time of COVID we have all found ourselves needing to wear masks- some, more than others depending on what your day might be like. Just wear...

The Sourdough journey continues

The Sourdough journey continues

Working my way through sourdough discard recipes. It has been an adventure and one that I have had the time for while we shelter on place during this pandemic. I’m thankful that I can have these small pleasures to keep me going day to day.

Hello from home – journey with a sourdough starter

Hello from home – journey with a sourdough starter

Hello from home! See where I am so far with my journey into sourdough and sourdough starter. I imagine most of you are at home right now- we are here anyway. Only the essential workers are around but I sure am glad that they are ! There are some local stores that are...

Where do you find inspiration

Where do you find inspiration

Where do you find inspiration? Mine comes from the most unusual places sometimes. Driving down the road catching something out of the corner of my eye and think to myself " that could be good, or what if I did this instead?" Inspiration is absolutely everywhere- if...

What do you see outside? Nature and creativity?

What do you see outside? Nature and creativity?

Nature and creativity go hand in hand. Never again will I look at snow covered trees without the image that Susan Feller of artwools mentioned in an instagram post. She commented on how she saw trees as a child, "All dressed in ball gowns" Now that is ALL I see when...

Staycation slow stitching

Staycation slow stitching

Let's try something new this year - let's try a staycation of slow stitching. Need an activity for your kids? This might fit the bill. These kits that are in the process of coming together this week .They are designed for beginners to "get hooked" so to speak. There...

How can I help you to keep creating

How can I help you to keep creating

Wondering how I can possibly help any of you to keep creating. While the shop continues to have more and more offerings for you to use, there is a question in the back of my mind- but how can I HELP? We are living in a troubling time and this is one way to keep you at...

Troubling times and a look to the future

Troubling times and a look to the future

There was a blog all ready to go out to you this past week- That will be saved for another day. It was about lessons learned from some mistakes I had been making. Given what is going on in the world right now it just feels like there needs to be more said about life...

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