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Travel Crafts: Beaded Ring Tutorial

A travel craft should be a small project you can easily stash away in your pocket or your bag. You should be able to work on it pretty much anywhere with few or no tools. Everything you need to make this ring can be tied into a handkerchief and squished … Continue reading

Your Basic Hat

Continuing with this week’s knitting theme, let’s talk hats. Over the weekend, I’ve rediscovered the knitting of caps. There are many reasons to specialize in noggin covers: You can: Knit one in the time it takes to watch [insert two-hour activity e.g., Iron Man, election coverage, hockey game] Use up … Continue reading

Teacher’s Pet

My friend told me that teachers prefer to get a bottle of wine or cash instead of the homemade kid art picture frame with the class picture, but I think this is a pretty cool end of the year gift: My daughter has a favorite art teacher she’s been following … Continue reading

Sampler Eggs – Tutorial and Giveaway

I recently came into a large clutch of wooden eggs and have been wondering what to do with them that didn’t involve painting. So I present: the sampler eggs. These eggs are wrapped in fabric and embroidered with simple stitches you might find as part of an old fashioned embroidery … Continue reading

Fossils in my Kitchen

What a week. I had all these plans for the blog, but I’ll just post them next December. For now, we put the tree up on Sunday, 50% of the cards are out and today I’m making a last purchase from Kimmchi at a Starbucks downtown. It’s a situation straight … Continue reading

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