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An Array of Quilts

Mom used to say that my creativity came from my dad.  He’s the singer, the guitar player, and the woodworker, among many other talents. And he is creative.  But he’s not alone. Mom has an eye for beauty. An eye for color. In the last couple years, she has taken up quilting again. I love seeing… Continue reading An Array of Quilts

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Homemade Bath Paint

An easy homemade bath paint for extending bath time fun.  Perfect for dirty days.  Or any days, really.  🙂 This morning I sent my kids outside with sidewalk chalk.  Our patio was unusually clean and dry, the perfect chalk canvas.  After a minute of drawing, my kids took their chalk over to our small plastic pool and turned it into body… Continue reading Homemade Bath Paint

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3 Needle Skills and a Knit Hat

This hat was truly a perfect beginner hat.  What I love most about it, apart from the fact that it fits my daughter beautifully, is that I got to practice some new knitting skills. 1. I got to work with double-pointed needles.  I used them the entire project since I don’t own any circular needles.  It took… Continue reading 3 Needle Skills and a Knit Hat

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Waffle Knit Washcloths

The last couple years, I have been trying to improve my knitting skills.  In high school, I went to a knitting club and learned how to make a “knit” scarf.  Basically, I could cast on and off, and knit through the whole scarf (creating the garter stitch). But I was hooked!  Although I take breaks,… Continue reading Waffle Knit Washcloths