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My order of sugru arrived earlier in the week, and I had SUCH a good time playing with it last night. Sugru is a DIY silicone that arrives soft and ready to mold like modeling clay, but air dries into a tough, resilient silicone that can permanently enhance or repair the project you use it [...]

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It was only a couple of hours after I wrote up my last post before I was spinning, plying, and finishing the spinning project that I was so worked up about. Sometimes they’re just totally addictive! We had plenty of episodes of bad TV stored up, so I just worked through the remaining fiber until [...]

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One thing about all the knitting-for-hire I’ve been doing is that I can’t show the pictures of my work online for varying amounts of time after the project is due. For the projects I do for Knit Picks, I just have to wait until the next catalog cycle or website update when they launch their [...]

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letter A motif swatch

Today’s Motif of the Week is brought to you by the letter A! Well, more accurately, I am bringing you the letter A this week. I know have mentioned here recently that I’ve got ants in my pants for a new hobby, rubber stamping. Rob came through with an early holiday present, faithful enabler that [...]

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I think I previously mentioned that I’ve taken up an interest in rubber stamping as a hobby. It all started when a friend hand-carved a Skyline stamp, that I was able to use when I made placards for some of my design and blog projects.  All the Motif of the Week swatches, knitted models of [...]

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