Monthly Archives: February 2012

Gluten free oat and honey bread recipe

Here is the link to the gluten free oat and honey bread recipe that I made last week.  It is delicious!  And it keeps well on the counter.  And it makes a wonderful grilled cheese sandwich.  Even the crust is … Continue reading

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Busy weekend!

After spending weeks and weeks not doing anything, we were very busy this weekend, starting on Friday.  I made a couple of pies right after lunch, then we went in to help with our parish fish fry, then to a … Continue reading

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Shamrock table runner and other adventures

I decided that I wanted to get my hair cut this morning, even though my hubby had taken the truck and left me with my car that wasn’t running the way it should.  The last time I had driven it, … Continue reading

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Hand Embroidery

I received a message from someone at Hand & Lock, an embroidery firm in England.  Their website is most interesting.  I had no idea that an entire firm would be devoted to embroidery! They recommended this book as the best … Continue reading

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Courthouse steps table runner

I listed my Courthouse Steps on Etsy today.  You can go to if you want to see more pictures.   I really like the movement created by the diagonal strips of the red and blue areas.  I realize that … Continue reading

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How to: Getting started with hand embroidery

I’m thinking about doing some hand embroidery on some of my linen items.  I even found some embroidery thread.  I was going to buy some at Wal-Mart on Saturday, but they didn’t have any.  Guess there aren’t many people doing … Continue reading

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Tooth fairy pillow

My DIL sent me this link to a Martha Stewart web page with directions for a cute tooth fairy pillow. I’m going to make one or two for their two boys, but I may try making a few more, … Continue reading

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Quilt, mug rugs, and linen bag for Etsy

My computer has been acting so silly that I couldn’t stand to use it for more than just a few minutes.  This afternoon I deleted all of my history and temp files and rebooted, and now it is working like … Continue reading

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How to choose fabric for a quilting project

I confess that I don’t always buy expensive fabric from the quilt shop for my projects.  However, I do buy from on a regular basis. Here is an article I found to help you decide if you should buy … Continue reading

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Etsy favorites lists and shamrock placemats

I hit the jackpot on Etsy today!  I sold the linen clutch and I had at least 8 new favorites listings!!  That is more than I usually have in a week.  My garden trellis table runner was listed as a … Continue reading

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