I'm home from my recent trip north to visit my sister and her family. We had a nice time making paper craft tags and packaging for my Etsy shop. My sister is VERY good at things like this, so I was very grateful for the help. My ideas flourish in fluffy fibers, while her's do… Continue reading Back home, safe and sound
I have some downtime, so I'm going to visit my sister for just a couple of days. We have a nice time. She papercrafts and I fibercraft and we just basically do that for a few days and visit. It's a nice time and I can knit like the wind for days on end. Last… Continue reading Going to visit my sister
Like most people who craft, you have extra. Extra leftover bits of pretty much everything. For me, it's usually fabric and small balls of yarn. Often it's not enough to make anything significant, but I've been trying a few project bags with what's left. This one was for a friend's birthday and since this FREE… Continue reading Sewing with scraps and fat quarters
We just returned from a bus tour and family visit in Ireland. People ask where we went, and it's more like, where didn't we go? First there was some gift making for the family we would visit... Hats and cowls for the adults: Hackey Sacks for the kiddies: Then we parted on a short flight… Continue reading Ireland in the summer
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I'm not a poet, but I just wanted to share my poem. I think it sums up that rush for the finish we all seem to share this time of year. ---------------------------------- It's Christmas time again and thus, the knitters all begin to cuss. Bake the cookies and the cakes! Cut out some paper snowflakes!… Continue reading A Christmas Poem for Knitters
Our basketball net from Sports Authority lasted @ 1 month and fell apart I was irritated to say the least. Sub par product This I found at Joann's a few years ago. Then I just kind of winged it and it worked out pretty well.... at least he was thrilled to have it. … Continue reading Crocheted Basketball Net
During a recent visit to my father's he mentioned a dish set he wanted to part with that came off his sailboat, which he no longer has. He said it was heavy, crazing, chipped and not very manly - Did I want it? YES! I love dishes, glassware, baking things, etc. At the risk of… Continue reading Playing in the China Hutch
We have a new addition to our family since last Saturday from Fur Angels Rescue - Meet Zoey. She's so sweet and gentle, I can't believe how anyone could have abandoned her but we're so happy she's ours. She doesn't beg, bark, whimper or complain. Walks over with her ears back ready to be pet… Continue reading Welcome Zoey
I'm on a bit of a hiatus now doing other things for the holidays, like baking, decorating and traveling. Early, I know, but I don't want to miss sending my best wishes for you and your family for a joyous season of laughter, kindness and love. "I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try… Continue reading Merry Christmas from MyDailyFiber!