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Workbasket Wednesday – Starting A New Craft

Daughters of Genius: Last Friday was April's Quilt Club at Grandma's Attic Sewing Emporium. We are up to block #8.  This month was about Adelaide Anne Procter, a poet.  To just say that she was amazing is a serious understatement. Dickens was her contemporary and a fan of her work. There have been so many… Continue reading Workbasket Wednesday – Starting A New Craft

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Workbasket – Getting Back On Track

There was a time that I would go to Grandma's Attic Monthly quilt club meeting, come right home, make the quilt block, do the "extra" project (usually embroidery) and have it all done right away.  I look fondly back on those days.  I have mentioned that this year Grandma's theme is "Daughters of Genius". I… Continue reading Workbasket – Getting Back On Track

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Monthly Mending – January 2022

If it seems like it has been awhile since I have even mentioned mending, you'd be correct. The last monthly mending post was in August. After that the mending basket started to fill up, along with the ironing basket. The marathon crafting leading up to Christmas left little time for mending or ironing. Thankfully there… Continue reading Monthly Mending – January 2022

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Workbasket – Progress From Behind the Scenes

Flower of the Month Embroidery Block - January The last time I worked on the Flower of the Month Embroidery was (groan of dismay) October 27, 2020 (Goodness, that was almost a full year ago). It wasn't the lack of WIPs that caused me to work on it. It was the lack of bringing any… Continue reading Workbasket – Progress From Behind the Scenes

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Mending Madness

The cloth laundry bag folds over the edge of the metal basket. DW expressed his displeasure with how it didn't stay where it was supposed to, and that it kept falling into the basket. Being that I had a bunch of left over elastic from mending the fitted sheet, I decided to fix this too.… Continue reading Mending Madness