Category Archives: inspiration

Crochet Love

   As soon as I finished gushing about gorgeous crochet in my last post, the Splendid Sampler folks released Block 11, Crocheted Thoughts by Alyssa Thomas of Penguin and Fish, made to honor her grandmother who loved to crochet doilies. … Continue reading

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Inspiration: breaking it down

   I’m completely obsessed with this crocheted blanket from French blog Clothogancho. If there were a pattern, I would just make it as is, that’s how much I’m in love with this. But there’s no pattern and the blog is in … Continue reading

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Awesome Adventure Weekend!

Last Friday I got up at 4:30 am so that I could be here by 1:00 pm: Looking at this: With these gorgeous people: I am so blessed to be able to spend time being completely real with these women. … Continue reading

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From inspiration to artwork

I had just started playing around with my stitched collages again when I popped in to a craft store on the way to the lake last August and saw this: “Ah ha!” I thought, “I could collage an owl and … Continue reading

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