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Chart Conversions

Chart Conversions

Amazing what you come across when you update files. This is a draft that has been sitting here for a couple of *years* now, unpublished. With so many stitchers asking about doing their own...

Input Needed!

Input Needed!

Many of you know that I do make small gift items (like magnets) and Christmas ornaments for sale in my various shops. My husband and I decided that we will now be donating at...

Finishes and New Beginnings

Finishes and New Beginnings

Silence is almost always a good thing around here. It means I have taken the time away from the computer to stitch.  I’ve been working hard the last few weeks to get things done....

Creeping Ever Closer!

Creeping Ever Closer!

It’s been a rough couple of days here. I decided to move from my beloved webhost in the US to a smaller, less expensive webhost in the UK. I moved 7 WordPress blogs and...

Welcome!!

Welcome!!

Things look all shiny and new again! Nothing like moving from one host to another to make you clean up your act! I still have a few things to do, but that is normal...

The Writing on the Wall

The Writing on the Wall

Every once in a while, it is great to pause and read the writing on the wall. I try to do that every few months to see if I am still moving in the...

Getting Closer…

Getting Closer…

We actually have set Tuesday as a day to start taking new pictures. I have an idea for the header for the shops. I am hoping we have a sunny day in store so...

The Fuss about Handmade

The Fuss about Handmade

So, what’s all this fuss? Why is everyone all worked up over handmade these days? Why should you care? If you love going to the craft shows and seeing all the unique handmade treasures,...

Shop Handmade

Shop Handmade

  I think this is more important this year, more than ever before especially when you consider the state of the global economy. It isn’t as hard as you think and you will save...

A Start

A Start

There is just something so very exciting about taking the first few stitches in a new project. I do a LOT of smaller pieces for magnets and ornaments so it should not be a...