After four straight days of shoveling, chopping and otherwise hacking at the snow and ice in our driveway, my hands, wrists and arms complained terribly every time I tried to do any crocheting. So what if it was the week before Christmas and Mom’s hat wasn’t done. So, what else is new? Mom getting something […]
Someone shared this story of giving with me and I thought I would help to spread the world. Krista Shugart, a high school student in New Jersey was inspired by her volunteer work in a local soup kitchen to do something more. People would come to the soup kitchen without scarves and hats and Krista […]
I have often told people that with enough trial and error I can pretty much crochet any stuffed shape I see. So, it is more than a bit ironic that I am having so much trouble duplicating one of my own designs. I even took notes the first time. And yet, like Charlie Brown, I […]
For one of our kitties, her favorite toy is a little finger puppet with a stuffed head and floppy ears. She throws it around and loves pushing under our TV stand and then digging it back out. Not to be outdone by a child’s toy; I thought I could certainly make up something she would […]
They just don’t make them like this anymore. There just is something about those folks in my grandmother’s generation who are made stronger than the rest of us. Maria D’Antuono, a recent survivor of the Italian earthquake in Tempera, found a unique way to pass the time while waiting to be rescued.
It was brought to my attention that I may have been neglecting the crafty side of Blog About Crafts. Ironically, it was not a crafter who reminded me but a fellow directory owner who rejected my blog for inclusion among the other Art blogs because most of my recent posts have been about SEO, marketing […]