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Last minute shopping panic? No worries!

  That last minute shopping is the WORST. You thought you had everything covered… or maybe you’ve just been stumped… and now the deadline is right there and you are panicking. In the immortal words of The Hitch Hiker’s Guide To The Galaxy: DON’T PANIC. [also, seriously, where IS your towel?]   GIFT CERTIFICATES, people. […]


Christmas is the time to go to craft shows…

Craft show season, YAY! This is my favorite time of the year. I love the Holidays – the glitter and gifts, the tradition and the excitement. I love all the various parts of the whole season, especially that anticipation and the rituals that build towards the big finale. One of the parts that gets me […]

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Simple Truths and Bitter Reality 50

    I’m going to let you in on a little secret. I’ve never been good at focus. I’ve never been the person who refined a skill past the Jill of All Trades stage. In fact, I really am that proverbial JoAT, having dabbled rather successfully in a number of things, but never really mastering […]


The art of creative interpretation 22

Fiber art is a funny thing.   It’s funny because it can go so many ways. It can be really pretty or just made to be hardworking, utilitarian or ornamental, very soft and comforting or luxurious or hard and stiff… or combinations of many of these. It can fulfill a need for process, or a […]

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Tour de Fleece, week one! 23

    Hello, dear readers! While the Tour de Fleece is going on, I’ll be forgoing Community Thursday posts – I know, I know, but it’s just too much for me to handle properly at this time, so I picked the super exciting TdF to focus my energies on! I’ve had a lot of people […]


06-19: Community Thursday! 19

After a week’s break, we’re back with another Community Thursday! I got all thrown off with my usual posting while I prepared for the [amazing] Annual Spinning Seminar at The Mannings – I’ll tell you all about it in a following post, it’s TOO BIG to not have a post of it’s own – but […]

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