Category Archives: crafts

Myerstown Button Show April 2014

Pretty day last Friday and O’Half and WOODY and I headed out to the middle of Pennsylvania!  Day trip for Woody!  He usually goes to the spa while we’re out on a sizable trip, but he was good as gold … Continue reading

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Sprucing up the house

Well, here we are –April 16th–winter has flown by (ha!) and I’m afraid I didn’t use that wintertime to good advantage to spruce up some decorating around the house.  With this latest cold snap–ice pellets last night!–I might have a … Continue reading

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Knit a Scarf with Bernat Matrix

Hello—need a great weekend project?   I’m having a good time knitting a casual scarf with this interesting “ladder” or “railroad tie” yarn.  Mine’s by Bernat and is called Matrix . . .

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Out Like a Lamb

Ha! out like a lamb indeed.  March 25th and *cold* and gloomy here.  There will be one more “dusting” of snow tonight and then that had better be it!  In the meantime . . .

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The Opal Button

What can you tell me about this old steel button?  It’s about an inch and 3/8″ in diameter, and I know it’s steel because a magnet sticks firmly to it.

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Boutons by Loïc Allio

This wonderful book is what I received for Christmas from O’Half.  I love it.  It’s kind of hard to find, but I’m here to tell you there IS a Santa Claus and he left the book under our tree. I … Continue reading

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A January Day

Yes, another snow storm—this one light and fluffy and beautiful . . . and I’m spending the day the way I often do–sewing:

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Blue Willow Buttons

How nice are these?! These were a Christmas gift and are from the gift shop at the British Library in London.

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Plastic Buttons

What better way to start off the new year than with buttons?  And plastic buttons are such a fun category.

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The Christmas Project Done! Three French Hens

♫ ♫ ♫ “Three French hens, (two turtledoves, and a partridge in a pear tree!” ♫

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