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The Purple Table Runner

I’ve sewn together a very easy table runner for a friend of mine. I still adore the table runner we’ve got on our living room table right now, the polka dot one I made this spring. It really makes me … Continue reading

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A miniature blank book in a tiny box

I love making miniature blank books to use as journals, give as gifts and to play in. I have made these little books for several years. I add in a lot of pages, so it is hard to share all … Continue reading

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Embroidered Polka Dots | Pencil Case

I want to share my love of polka dots with you guys. We’re starting with these pen cases I covered with embroidered polka dots. Isn’t polka dots the most inviting and lovely pattern that exists? I am always drawn to … Continue reading

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After Valentine’s Day: Keep Spreading Love

Valentines came and went, but what about After Valentine’s Day? Shouldn’t we always spread love into the world? I think so. Today, tomorrow and every day is a good day to tell your loved ones that you do love them. … Continue reading

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iHanna’s Ultimate Gift Guide for Artists and Creatives

We’re in the best season for list writing so I put together a little list for you that might be useful when you go shopping next. In my very modest way I’m simply calling it the Ultimate Gift Guide for … Continue reading

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Craft Project | Embroidered Heart

Who doesn’t want (and need!) a stuffed heart of their own? I think everyone needs such a thing, as a reminder of the many good things that excist in the world. Like friendship. Togetherness. Good craft times. Belly laughs. And … Continue reading

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My first Apron

Oh, it’s delightful to have ambitions… And there never seems to be any end to them – that’s the best of it. Just as soon as you attain to one ambition you see another one glittering higher up still. It … Continue reading

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The Gift of Flower Picking

And so our mothers and grandmothers have, more often than not anonymously, handed on the creative spark, the seed of the flower they themselves never hoped to see – or like a sealed letter they could not plainly read. Alice … Continue reading

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Time to use these Cute Fabrics

It’s easy to hold our great ideas hostage, or to talk them away into things we’ll do someday, or wanted to do once, but it’s so much more thrilling to free them and watch them take flight. Mary Beth Maziarz … Continue reading

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Christmas Gifts are Wrapped

Wishing you a Merry Christmas! I have wrapped the gifts and painted my nails red. I am ready. Hope you are too? It’s time, so let’s do this Christmas-thing once again… I don’t think you will have much time to … Continue reading

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