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Wool Penny Rugs — The Perfect Cold Weather Project

As we start another new year and cold weather is upon us, what better way to fill the long, dark evenings than to make something easy and beautiful? Wool Penny rugs were first made using leftover scraps of wool that … Continue reading

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What to do with TINY pincushions

These tiny pincushions are very cute, but they also are more practical than you think. I like to keep one in each of my “many” sewing boxes. They fit in small, tight, compartments and hold a few pins. When you … Continue reading

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Singer 99-13

This is my Singer 99-13 portable sewing machine. It has a bentwood case that fits over it. The only problem is that it is missing it’s knee bar which drives the motor. So I have three options…. hope I can … Continue reading

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Santa in the Window

I bought this light-up Santa at a garage sale yesterday. As an April Fool’s joke, my son Christopher, set him up in my sewing room. But it’s got me to thinking that maybe I should design a Christmas quilt pattern. … Continue reading

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Singer 328k

This is my Singer 328k. I really like the way this machine zig-zags. It sews beautifully.

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Pincushion

My Pincushion This pincushion lives on the night stand next to my bed. It's made out of a two liter soda bottle lid. Read and post comments | Send to a friend

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Another Fix-It Project

Here is another little project I just finished. I didn’t get a “before” picture, but this poor thing had badly peeling paint and the spindles were broken. It was one step away from the trash can. The only thing that … Continue reading

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Re-Wired

I found this poor lamp at a garage sale years ago. I had grand intentions of fixing it, but it ended up tucked away in a box for about a decade. IMG_0409 Well, I rewired it. I’m actually quite proud … Continue reading

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New Sewing Room Pictures

IMG_0404 IMG_0401 I haven’t made just a whole lot of progress, but I’ve made a few baby steps. My room is getting a little bit more comfortable all the time. Read and post comments | Send to a friend

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Locker Hooker Rag Rugs

I found a new way to use up a whole bunch of crap scraps…. make a rug out of them! The locker hook looks like a crochet hook on one end but it has a large eye on the other. … Continue reading

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