Category Archives: design

Soap Sack Loofah

Are you looking for a quick gift?  This little soap sack loofah is great!  It works up fast and is easy to do.  I made some for some of my girlfriends for Mother’s Day.  And using a 2 ply cotton … Continue reading

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O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree

A friend showed me a Christmas trees she was making from an idea she saw on-line that was in Russian.  Since she didn’t have a complete pattern I accepted the challenge to come up with an English version and while I … Continue reading

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Candy Corn Day October 30th

30 degrees when I awoke this morning and it is national Candy Corn day.  What better way to start than with a warm cup of coffee! To keep it warm on this brisk morning and in celebration of national Candy … Continue reading

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Broomstick Lace Wristlet

As the weather is turning cooler here in Tennessee, my thoughts are turning to warm accessories to help avert the chill in the air while still maintaining my “cool”.  That means adding a little warmth in the layering but not … Continue reading

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Easy Coffee Cozy

My friend saw a picture on Pinterest depicting a Halloween nightmare skull themed coffee cozy.   I made the comment that it would be easy to do.  Everyone at our crochet club rolled their eyes. ” It is easy for … Continue reading

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Tatting has begun!

This is not your ordinary knot.  It is special:  you make lace with this knot.  Last week I began an introductory class to needle tatting.  We had so much fun and learned a lot. The first step was learning the … Continue reading

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Minion Invasion

Having grand nephews & nieces are the next best thing to grand-kids.  I don’t get called on often to babysit and my sister, Nanny, wouldn’t let me anyway.  So when Nan took them to see Despicable Me 2 it was … Continue reading

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Lo-Cal Key Lime Pie…or not!

I took this great recipe (and wonderful tasting dessert) and decided to try a variation for upcoming Valentines.  Strawberry jell-o and strawberry yogurt were substituted for the lime ingredients and it was a hit. I have decided you can probably … Continue reading

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Granny Square, er …Pentagon???

Another quick gift Christmas idea was shared yesterday at Crochet, Etc. club.  It was a crocheted granny square modified to be a pentagon then folded in the shape of a stocking and sewn together.  So simple, so quick, so easy!!! … Continue reading

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Christmas special!!

These hats were so popular at the Artlandia Christmas show that I ran out of them so I am offering a Christmas special to all those who have inquired.  If you order your hat before December 8th, 2012, the price … Continue reading

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