I spent a good portion of my day behind the sewing machine. I made a few more head scarves from Weekend Sewing – those things are just what I need for keeping my long hair out of my face when I’m leaning over a project, or (more importantly) out of my eyes and my mouth […]Read More: Opportunities lost
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- Introducing Taryn (2018)
Taryn is a textured worsted weight shawl, knit in four colors, each with its own stitch pattern (Garter, Alternating Welted Leaf, Irish Moss, and Stockinette). It works up in an asymmetrical triangle shape
- TWiP: Recuperation (2016)
I haven't been out of the house since Wednesday, which is kind of a shame because it looks like it might have been perfect sweater-wearing weather.
- Crocheted mason jar cozy (2014)
An hour or two in front of the tv is all it takes to work up this handy little cozy that lets you enjoy hot drinks in your favorite mason jar without burning your fingers off.
- Sponsors for October (2013)
Every month I like to thank those who advertise at Polka Dot Cottage, and invite you to check out their shops and services. This month: Thistledown Fabrics and Plum Patchwork
- 75 Floral Blocks to Crochet (2012)
As if to prove to you how much I am not a slave to finishing my sweater, I spent a great bit of my
- Cutting off the blahs (2012)
I've been kind of blah lately. My house is messier than I want it to be, which makes me unhappy.
- New Publications for Summer and September (2011)
It's been a great few months for polymer clay enthusiasts! We've seen two new DVDs, a brand new magazine, and new issues of a few favorite magazines hit the shelves. And there's more to come.
- Picture Fall (2010)
I'm doing something a little different for Friday Photo Love this week. And maybe for the rest of
- New Publications for September (2009)
New titles include: Polymer Clay Color Inspirations, and PolymerCAFE October 2009
- Snapping (2008)
Still alive. Been organizing my work in preparation for upcoming craft shows, and impromptu
- Cramped quarters (2007)
The Flylady zone this week is the dining room - the place where I keep many of my crafty
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