Tag Archives: Create

First Sale! …sort of.

The first time I bought some copper I met one of the owners who seemed moderately interested in what I was using it for.  Or maybe I simply started a conversation, which I frequently do just to make for a more … Continue reading

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Bliss Strip Cutter, Ebay, and the Waiting Game

My new project is not turning out as well as I expected.  Actually I expected difficulties, but I also expected to resolve the problems and make this the best rug I could.  I hope my enthusiasm prevails. My strips, cut … Continue reading

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Tea Dyeing and Eternity

Maybe I’m just impatient.  Well, maybe there is no maybe to it:  I am impatient. And consequently tea dyeing is not for me.  I can’t keep my hands out of it.  I keep checking the progress, and by doing so … Continue reading

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Count The Places You’ve Been

Take a little trip (around the world in less than five minutes.)

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ATCs: From Soap to Nuts

I’ve been snorkeling the Internet ATC sites lately.  There seems to be no end to the variety of ways people make them.  Many simply paint small pictures, which is great if you’re an artist.  Others make them from mixed media … Continue reading

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Voo-Doo Thrift Shop Economics

I make my New Year’s Resolution(s) about a month before Christmas.  That way when I eventually break them in mid-January, I have at least a modicum of success under my belt. This year my resolution is about my spending habits. … Continue reading

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Glitter In My Mouth

I have a long history of addiction, but never to the usual stuff like cigarettes, alcohol, or God forbid, Dancing With the Stars.  No, I get addicted to crafting products like stamps, fabrics, and my latest, glitter. The trend this … Continue reading

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Whimseytopia: Ready for Prime Time.

I am an older woman.  I am an artist and a needleworker.  This is my opening post. I love to craft.  I love to sew and knit and crochet and needlepoint.  I love to paint and draw and make art … Continue reading

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