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Weekend Updates – Hiking, Magic (Cards) and Craftiness

Good morning! It's hard to believe it's already August 20th.  The month is slipping through my fingers.  Only 11 days left in the fiscal year and a little more than two months until my test. The past two weekends have been fun.  On Saturday, we explored Bull Creek Park.  It was beautiful. I definitely want… Continue reading Weekend Updates – Hiking, Magic (Cards) and Craftiness

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Sewing

Still Scared of Sewing

As I was pinning a pattern and cutting fabric last weekend, I asked myself, how this would feel if I was the dressmaker for Meghan Markle's wedding gown? I find cutting fabric to be a daunting task, even for my small makes, so I can't imagine what it would feel like to be cutting fabric… Continue reading Still Scared of Sewing

crafts · Garment Making · Sewing

Project Complete! Fancy Tiger Sailor Top

I know promised a post about my finished Sailor Top from Fancy Tiger Crafts.  I'm not sure if I'm any more blog-worthy than I was when I first completed this top, since I am running on about five hours of sleep and Fiancé is probably getting sick, which means I WILL PROBABLY GET SICK BY… Continue reading Project Complete! Fancy Tiger Sailor Top

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First Day of Spring! Inspirations

Spring is finally here! Although it's been feeling like spring since February?  But that's Texas weather for you.  Today I was planting flowers I'd purchased three weeks ago tending to my garden and noticed a lovely Texas bluebonnet blooming. I have a brown thumb, so I wanted to capture this moment before it dies next… Continue reading First Day of Spring! Inspirations

crochet · Cross Stitch · Embroidery · Gifts · Holidays · Knitting · Sewing

The Procrastinator’s Guide to Crafty Christmas – Part Two (Craft Kits)

"JENNY!" It's okay. Just sit down for a min- "CHRISTMAS IS IN TWO DAYS AND I DON'T HAVE A GIFT!"   Deep breath.  There you go.  We got this. Welcome back to Part 2 of my series tailored especially for procrastinators like myself.  In Part 1, we discussed the different books you can purchase for the… Continue reading The Procrastinator’s Guide to Crafty Christmas – Part Two (Craft Kits)

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The Procrastinator’s Guide to Crafty Christmas – Part One (Books)

Say what you will about procrastination and how it's something that we all need to ~rise above~, but it can be a really effective motivating tool.  I mean, what? I never procrastinate, coworkers who accidentally stumbled across my blog.  But let's be realistic here.  If your week is anything like mine, you are struggling to… Continue reading The Procrastinator’s Guide to Crafty Christmas – Part One (Books)