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I love swaps!

I love swaps!

I recently did a tea swap and this is one of the packages I received: This one is from Germany. She included my favorite, Earl Grey, plus others I have never had. Happy sipping for me! I also did a winged stuffy swap (I made a flying gnome). I received this lovely little owl! Look … Continue reading

Felt Christmas Ornaments

Felt Christmas Ornaments

I am making good progress on my Christmas ornaments! I want to make a bunch for gifts for Christmas. I made these three recently, plus three other “bauble” shaped ones I still need to photograph. Have you started holiday gift making?

Felt Christmas Ornaments: Gingerbread People

Felt Christmas Ornaments: Gingerbread People

I made this little felt gingerbread pair recently for a swap I participated in. I thought about just drawing my own pattern, but then I decided to not reinvent the wheel and got this PDF pattern set. It has 8 different patterns and each one is professionally made and super cute! My swap recipient said … Continue reading

Felt Halloween Ornaments

Felt Halloween Ornaments

I just finished up a “Halloween Ornament” swap. I made two felt ornaments for the swap, one a little pumpkin, and one a black cat. I sketched out my designs first, then transferred them to felt and got sewing. I particularly like the devilish smile on the cat. I am not that into Halloween (never … Continue reading

A Day at the River and a Redwork Bird

A Day at the River and a Redwork Bird

We have been trying to carve out as much family time as possible in these last rapidly fleeting days of summer. We took a trip recently to one of my favorite places, the Sacandaga River. When I was a kid, my parents would take me and my siblings camping here. It is such a beautiful … Continue reading

Handmade bookmarks

Handmade bookmarks

Do you know about Swap-Bot? If you like swaps, I think the site could be very addicting! I signed up for a couple swaps, one of which was a handmade bookmark swap. The person I was assigned loves tea and her favorite color is red, so I made her these two bookmarks (you only had … Continue reading