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Poor Woman’s Stained Glass

  You often hear of bottle trees as being a poor man’s stained glass, but I can do better than that!  Take a look at our winter window covering in our living room!  The “stained glass” part is a coverlet … Continue reading

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Let me call you Sweetheart!

Sometimes when I see just that perfect item that embodies everything I love about fiber, handmade and needlework it just takes my breath away!  Saw this lovely this morning on Facebook.  It was shared by Raina’s Textile House with the following … Continue reading

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Utilitarian Things

Oooh!   Found another great example of a utilitarian object elevated by someones creativity and attention to detail.  There’s a shop near me — The HoneyBee, that features wonderful clothing, jewelry, etc.  The building and landscaping is fabulous.  Overall, it’s … Continue reading

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Adventures in Collecting

Not sure when I officially became a collector of things but back in the day (when I lived alone) it was a bit out of hand.  Nowadays my desire and opportunity is not the same as it once was which … Continue reading

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Fabric Obsession and my 10,000 Hours

If you’ve read Malcolm Gladwell’s book, The Outliers he refers to the 10,000 hours theory (as it relates to success.)  After I read it the main thing I could say that I had accumulated a ton of hours doing (that … Continue reading

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