Category Archives: crafts

Sewing Hawaiian Fabric

One of my goals this year is to start sewing Hawaiian fabric I’ve purchased. Here are my first projects this week: Three years ago I wrote a tutorial on making potholders out of recycled fabric. Here is the link. However, … Continue reading

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Dyeing White-on-White

Even though I’ve been busy with re-entry from vacation, I took time to dye some strips of the white-on-white fabric. I was really happy with the results, and now to decide what colors I’m going to use on these. All … Continue reading

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Tags, Missiles, and Fabric

We have just spent the last two weeks in Hawaii. Dave was healthy and I didn’t fall this time! Just a little about tags, missiles, and fabric in Hawaii. Tags One of the things I’ve been doing since we started … Continue reading

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How to: Felt Bookmarks

Happy New Year! I thought I’d start out the year with a tutorial on how to make these felt bookmarks. For the Girls Night Out group Christmas party I made everyone a felt bookmark. My goal was to highlight my … Continue reading

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2017 Christmas Ornaments

If you’ve been following my blog you know that Dave and I make each other ornaments for Christmas every year. It started back in 2005 when we were dating when he gave me the first ornament. If you’d like to … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

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Indigo Bag Birthday Giveaway

Giveaway is closed! Thank you all for your comments. Congrats to Jan and June! This is my birthday month and I am celebrating by giving away two of my small indigo bags to two of my readers. I love these … Continue reading

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Playing with wool applique

I’ve started playing with wool applique. Earlier this month I told you about dyeing the wool felt. I started cutting the wool using freezer paper. That seemed to take a long time so I put my Brother Scan & Cut … Continue reading

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Writing on Fabric

Today I’m writing on fabric and not doing a real good job of it! Several years ago, early on my blogging journey, one of my local readers ran into me at the local Joann’s. She came up to me and … Continue reading

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How to: Dyeing Wool Felt

As promised, here is my tutorial on dyeing 100% white wool felt. This would also work with other wool. Here is what you will need: white 100% wool felt fiber reactive dyes dust mask gloves 1/2 teaspoon, 1 tablespoon mixing … Continue reading

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