Monthly Archives: May 2013

On a Quest . . . We Have A Game To Go To!!!


I am not usually one who is ever asking for a handout, but this is not for myself. My family and I would like to make one wish come true for my loving husband.  He is terminally ill and has … Continue reading

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Reaching Out . . .


Today’s post has nothing to do with crafting.  This is sensitive material, so you may want to stop reading here.  I apologize, but I am posting the worst kind of news a family could receive.  It helps me to share, … Continue reading

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Recommended blogs / Blogs recommandés


Originally posted on Knitted Art:
Here’s a list of 20 blogs dealing with knitting and/or crochet that we think are especially interesting. Most of them are in english, but we also want to include blogs written in french, portuguese, german,…

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Ten Ways to Improve Your Fiber Art Photography Now


  Ten Ways to Improve Your Fiber Art Photography Now   | FEBRUARY 18, 2011   by Kristi Schueler “Only other fiber artists truly understand the hard work, time and love that goes into each stitch. Sharing our work with an … Continue reading

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39th Annual Balloon Stampede, Saturday Morning Launch


I haven’t attended a Balloon Stampede Launch in several years.  It takes place every year on Mother’s Day Weekend, in Walla Walla, WA.  Come rain or come shine!  The balloons don’t get to fly every year, but we have been … Continue reading

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Bamboo Blend Yarn + New Square Circular Knitting Needles + Easy Leaves Scarf = ♥


This yarn has been giving me a bit of a challenge.  It is a beautiful bamboo blend, which I have been drooling over since I got it. So, somehow this project just put itself together today.  After trying several different things … Continue reading

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Giveaway, and the winner is…


Originally posted on Sakura Crochet Designs:
Thanks to Random.org we have a winner! I forgot to take screen shot, sorry, anyway the Strawberry Fields potholders go to… Comment number 1, that is gmaellencraftycorner! Congrats! Please contact me through the form…

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Crochet Wine Tote Prototype, Green Organic Cotton Yarn


Just trying this new pattern on for size.  It still needs some tweeking.  Maybe a different yarn.  This is a really nice open ‘V-Shell’ pattern, I think . . . It’s not ‘just right’ yet, although I do really like … Continue reading

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Pins from gmaellenscraftycorner.wordpress.com


  It’s like a pictoral ‘recap’ of my blog posts!  Take a look:  via Pinterest.   Some pins by me, a lot by others!  Nice to know I am noticed.  ♥  

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