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Another faux finish for the new house, cross-stitch, crewel, bobbin lace…

Howdy, long time no post… but I’ve been busy… -ish… So, on Sunday I picked up this nifty green-patina chandelier for the new house: Whoever removed it from wherever it used to live simply cut the cord off 2 inches above the top of it and left the canopy on the ceiling, which is retarded,… Continue reading Another faux finish for the new house, cross-stitch, crewel, bobbin lace…

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Crazy quilting, cross-stitch, and a fake bronze sign

Been busy running around doing house inspections and also trying to catch up on demo recording, but I did get some crafting done since my last post. Crazy quilting I won’t show the whole of this until after next week’s guild meeting for the challenge reveal, but here’s a peek: It’s now about 3/4 done… Continue reading Crazy quilting, cross-stitch, and a fake bronze sign

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Tatting, crazy quilting, and a tiny bit of crewel

Good news on the house front: the seller has now secured the condo she wants, so it’s down to inspection some time next week and then subjects will be removed. Might even bump up the completion so I can move a week early. Anyway, aside from that, I’ve been busy with some crafty stuff. Tuesday… Continue reading Tatting, crazy quilting, and a tiny bit of crewel

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Crazy quilt bags, cross-stitch, crewel… oh, and a house

So, I guess the big news of the last couple days is I have an accepted offer on a house. woo hoo!!! Anyway, if all goes well, subject removal is November 7, and I’ll get possession in early December. The actual move might take a while since I live in my father’s house 25 minutes… Continue reading Crazy quilt bags, cross-stitch, crewel… oh, and a house

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Guilds, Quilts, Cowichan Exhibtion, and a bunch of stitching

Mid-October and I could have sworn I posted here in mid-September… well, turns out I started this as a draft only back then but never finished and posted it. Oops. Well, it’s fall now and that means the start of guild meetings again…. Quilting In the September Nanaimo Modern Quilt Guild meeting we had the… Continue reading Guilds, Quilts, Cowichan Exhibtion, and a bunch of stitching