Dye jobs · Embroidery · Quilting

Pain in the ass… er, hip… well, kinda both…

So, I managed to hurt my left piriformis, which is an annoying little muscle that runs diagonally below the bigger butt muscles and which has something to do with rotating your leg out. The proximal cause of the issue was trying to climb up into a friend of a friend’s husband’s jacked up pickup truck… Continue reading Pain in the ass… er, hip… well, kinda both…

Embroidery · Gardening · Quilting

Oh, right… blogging… forgot about that…

So, I forgot to post in a couple weeks. Oops. Let’s see here… updates… No news on the house hunting front. Stitching: I’d started working on By the Bay Needleart‘s “Blue Hawaiian Garden.” Originally it was on a piece of aida I’d dyed shades of light blue with some yellow/orange, but it dried a lot… Continue reading Oh, right… blogging… forgot about that…

Embroidery · Quilting · Videos · Weaving

FlossTube #5 – March 9, 2018

Originally published on my other website, but I’m copying over all the DIY and craft-related stuff to here. “Finally got a new video up after getting knocked on my butt (and suckerpunched in my voicebox) by the flu last month… ugh… and I realized in editing this video that I’m wearing the same Van Halen… Continue reading FlossTube #5 – March 9, 2018

Embroidery · Quilting

January 2018 quilt and cross-stitch finishes

Originally published on my other website, but I’m copying over all the DIY and craft-related stuff to here. Well, also a couple from December since I last posted on Dec 18… First, a couple cross-stitch finishes from December: Above: Lizzie Kate’s “Happy New Year”. Below: a freebie which I think is by Northern Expressions: I… Continue reading January 2018 quilt and cross-stitch finishes