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Archive for October, 2011

Heidi Bears: Two Socks -at-a-Time on one Circular Needle:Part 1

Heidi Bears: Two Socks -at-a-Time on one Circular Needle:Part 1.

A new sock technique to try. She also has a number of other crafty projects on her site, so take the time to look around.

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The Unbroken Thread » Blog Archive » Long and Short Shading in 6 shades of blue

The Unbroken Thread » Blog Archive » Long and Short Shading in 6 shades of blue.

I’ve set aside my long and short stitch shading project, but what she’s doing here is beautiful!

A Sentimental Quilter: Oh, Those Little Hexagons

A Sentimental Quilter: Oh, Those Little Hexagons.

Hexagon how-to

 

 

Zentangle: Great Article

Zentangle: Great Article.

Okay, so ZenTangle doesn’t involve fiber or needles. But it is small art that you make, in a meditative way. I’m looking forward to getting the ZenTangle kit when I can spare the $$.

Season 4! How to Make a Dress Form Mannequin Pin Cushion « The DIY Dish

Season 4! How to Make a Dress Form Mannequin Pin Cushion « The DIY Dish.

Watch the video to see how to make a really cute pincushion.

 

 

Satin Stitch Recaps – Needle’nThread.com

 

 

 

 

Satin Stitch Recaps – Needle’nThread.com.

I’ve fallen behind because of my honey’s health, but here’s an overview of Mary Corbett’s tips for satin stitch. Enjoy.