Me on DIY: Uncommon Threads

October 6th, 2006 · 9 Comments · TV

I know, I know, I shoulda said so sooner! But I’ve been so wrapped up in other things, I’ve been slack online. For those of you who caught (or taped) Uncommon Threads (DIY Network) today at 10:30 am Eastern, I was on with Kim and Cecily. Our episode was titled It’s My Party, and we […]

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New Blog Theme, New Home Page

October 6th, 2006 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

Finally the eternal “Coming Soon” sign no longer graces my home page, my patterns and tutorials pages are back up, and my whole site has a brand spanking new theme. The impetus to finish was, as we like to say around the Tomato Ranch, a deadline with dire consequences. Well, maybe not dire, but still […]

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Love Dem Lima Beans

August 9th, 2006 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

Amy tagged me with the Five Things meme… Five things in my freezer: family size bag of lima beans, package of whole wheat pitas, cubes of homemade parsley pesto, container of homemade chicken stock, our last package rockfish. Five things in my closet: red paisley J. Jill skirt, basic black George pants, cream-colored Birkenstock sandals, […]

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Crocheted Flower Scrubbies

July 6th, 2006 · 14 Comments · Crochet

I crocheted scrubbies and pins in April of last year for a flower swap at Crochetville. These daisy dish scrubbies were fun to make. I liked the way the cupped petals took shape. I must admit, by the time I got to the third one, I didn’t think I’d ever make it to the last […]

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Crochet Stitch Markers

June 23rd, 2006 · 17 Comments · Uncategorized

I made these stitch markers (my first!) back in October of last year for a stitch marker swap at Crochetville. I packaged them in organza favor bags, which I then put in these sweet little black boxes I found at Target. I love finding and using special packaging for gifts. What fun! I probably still […]

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