Tag Archives: Handmade

Rainy Days and Jewelry

Unlike the summer of no rain (literally three months without), we’re now getting that gloomy, redolent, rainy weather I crave. What is better than a pajama day in the studio creating? The cats love to watch me work. I’ve learned much … Continue reading

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Big Mistake in Punch Needle

I made a huge mistake when designing my latest pattern, and did not realize it until I had transferred it onto the monks cloth.  Fortunately everything is covered by wool when complete, so I can just write over it with … Continue reading

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New Punch Needles. Don’t Tell My Husband.

My current punch needle project has been a test of my resolve.  I won’t bore you (pun intended) with the details, but believe me when I say that what might have gone wrong, has.  And the latest of these annoyances … Continue reading

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Halloween Lapel Pins

I have a box filled with handmade pins I have collected through the years.  Many are Halloween, fall, and Thanksgiving motifs, and most were bought at county fairs, craft shows, and little shops like you might find in Occoquan, Virginia … Continue reading

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