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Big Bear Gear

A couple of years ago my son asked me to embroider a patch for him. He drew out exactly what he wanted. I copied it over onto felt and then filled in the bear and knives with embroidery and did a running stitch around the the whole of the design. He now uses it as… Read More Big Bear Gear

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Premi Hat

My friend asked me if I could crochet a hat for her premi granddaughter. So I came up with this pattern. It is a really easy one to do and came out so cute. Takes no time at all if you pay attention to your count in the first circle parts. I have put in… Read More Premi Hat

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Colorful Fish

This projects takes a little bit of planning ahead of time. You need to same up a lot of different sized bottle caps. The colors don’t really matter unless you don’t want to have to paint them but that’s part of the fun. It also raises the age level of this project. You can do… Read More Colorful Fish

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Jewelry Box

The idea for this project actually came to me when I was helping my daughter for a school project. She was learning to be an Graphic Artist and an Art Teacher. (The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree). She was told to make something using match boxes. We came up with this cute little… Read More Jewelry Box

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Birthday card for a 12 year old girl

My niece is having her 12th birthday this week so I made a card to attach to her present. I thought I would just describe how I made it. The card is 14 cm by 10.5 cm. It is a top to bottom opening card. The first thing I did was cut my card 14… Read More Birthday card for a 12 year old girl

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Pet Rocks

When I was little someone came up with a great money making idea called Pet Rocks. They sold plain small rocks in boxes as pets for kids. I grew up in the country so my friend and I went hunting for wild ones. We decided though that if the rocks were going to be pets… Read More Pet Rocks

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Hamburger and Shwarma’s Photo Shoot

All my Twitter and Instagram followers have been hearing all about how Hamburger (for those of you who don’t know that’s the dark red dogs name) has been not so patienctly waiting for me to make his sister Shwarma.  Well she is here. To introduce her we took the two dogs on a photo shoot.… Read More Hamburger and Shwarma’s Photo Shoot

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Challah Cover

Years age (I won’t say how long), I taught a group of young girls to do many of the handcrafts that I love. I started with teaching them to do embroidery.  I drew patterns on material for them to make a Challah Cover. For those who don’t know a Challah Cover is used on the… Read More Challah Cover

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Note Holder

  This is a great craft to do with your kids. It allows you to leave them personalized notes or directions. Each child will know who the note is for by the picture on the holder.  You can make each holder personalized by putting a picture that has meaning to each child or family member.… Read More Note Holder

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Round Tuits – How Can You Get Anything Done Without One?

Round Tuits are the hardest things to own. We all need to get a round tuit for something or other. Before we get into where to get a round tuit, let us identify the different kinds of tuits.   Tuits come in a variety of sizes, colors and shapes. Square Tuits – These tuits have… Read More Round Tuits – How Can You Get Anything Done Without One?

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