Monthly Archives: January 2012

Surprise, Surprise, Surprise!!! Some All the Way from Japan

Life is full of surprises!!! This post is about some surprises.  First Surprise: I went to get the hinges and a knob for the new rolling storage bench I made last night and posted about. The hinge was easy., but … Continue reading

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I Had Nothing To Do So I Made A Footstool Tonight.

Oprah Magazine, October 2011 issue, had the neatest thing. They showed how to make a rolling storage bench out of an old wooden crate. I tore out the page a couple of months back and found it today on my desk … Continue reading

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January Beaders Meeting – The First for 2012

The January Beaders meeting was held at my house.  It was so good to see everyone. Pat, Bibi, Mary Lou, Kelley,  Carol Ann and I were resent. Susan and Jean didn’t come, because Susan had eye surgery, Brenda and Sherry emailed that … Continue reading

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Flea Market Finds, January 22, Part 2

I  just laughed out loud when I went to my last post and saw all the typing mistakes.  I read and reread and do spell check and it looks like I’m a simpleton. HA! Of course my “I,” “P,” and “M,” on … Continue reading

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Flea Market Finds, Saturday, January 21 and the Why’s

I forgot to post my two flea market finds last week. Liz and  went to Conway a couple of weeks back and she found a big silver spool with a crystal handle. When she checked out  noticed that  she didn’t have it. … Continue reading

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Collecting Wooden Spools and Spool Art, Part 2

Collecting spools and using them as a basis for crafts is two separate things. If you use spools in your craftwork you just stick’em in a box in the art room hidden. If you collect spools I feel you have to … Continue reading

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Collecting Wooden Spools and Making Spool Art, Part 1

I have collected wooden spools for probably 35 years. The wooden throw away from  sewing thread has become a thing of the past. In college I made a shadow box out of barn wood and glued wooden spools in it. Later, when … Continue reading

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Cooking 101 – Strawberry Shortcake, Crockpot Turkey, and Chicken Noodle Soup

I finished a piece of petit point today at our Heart & Hand sew day at the Conway Library that will eventually go with another piece, and those two will go on something else. (Long story, will tell all later with … Continue reading

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Drum Roll, Please!!! And the Winner is…..

There were 426 views on the post about voting for your favorite scrap quilt top out of the 50 I made this year. It looks like about 125 people voted on their favorite quilt through email, Facebook, and comments on … Continue reading

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Second Saturday Sew Day – Happy Birthday, Carol Ann!!!

Second Saturday Sew Day at Carol Ann’s is always fun! Today was no exception. Brenda came from Fort Smith and spent the night with Natalie at London and they picked me up at Morrilton on the way to North Little Rock. … Continue reading

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