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Sewing – A Jean Bag for Dave

This past winter I made a bag for my friend, Dave. I had organized his choir music, but the bag he was using was busting at the seams. After Dave stuffed his choir music in this one it, too, was … Continue reading

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Woodworking Projects – May 2017

Does anybody else think that this year is flying by at warp speed?? We’re already into the second half of June! When Jay started working on my birthday present in May I figured I would definitely have them installed by … Continue reading

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Crochet – Prayer Shawl #2

After finishing the first prayer shawl I decided that I wanted to give another pattern a try. Again, I made a masculine shawl with a variegated yarn. It doesn’t contain any of my favorite colors, but the pattern was very … Continue reading

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House Updates – New Windows!

I’ve heard that some people are lamenting the fact that I haven’t been posting every day. Now that we have good weather I spend a lot of time gardening and doing other projects that you don’t want to see pictures … Continue reading

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Autumn Cross Update – 5-18-17

I forgot to post an update last month so I’ll post two update pictures today. Here is what I had completed as of 3-22-17: I had all of the cross stitching done on this part of the cross. The next … Continue reading

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Woodworking In Progress – Spring 2017

I have been taken to task for putting too many sewing/crocheting posts together in the recent past, so I’m trying to separate them with other posts. It’s a bit difficult to do when you don’t have many progress pictures of … Continue reading

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Crochet – Prayer Shawl #1

Since I took up crocheting I have made a few blankets for Project Linus. It’s a good excuse to sit in front of the TV while helping a charity. Right? Well, when I was attending a meeting at church back … Continue reading

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