Category: Craft Chatter

Weekly Workbasket- July 23

I have had the wildest week ya’ll! Oh boy, what a week. This Weekly Workbasket will be different, that’s for sure. ​ Last Week: ​ Last Monday, Tuesday, AND Wednesday my husband got overtime at work and was gone until after dinner, or even after bedtime!…

Weekly Workbasket- July 9

That time already? WOW! These weekly workbasket posts really make me see how much time gets away from me, or just how fast it passes in general. It seems like I just typed my first one but here it is several posts later. Last Week: So…

Weekly Workbasket- June 4th

I started these posts to help show that I am being productive behind the scenes, but I feel like it shows the opposite. This is the third week and I feel like I’m still working on half the items from the first week. When you really…

Denise Crochet Hook Set- Review

A Happy Accident Recently I attempted to order a back up set of Denise Interchangeable Knitting Needles and accidentally ordered the Denise Crochet set by mistake. I wasn’t upset though, the crochet set had been on my wish list for some time, so I considered it…

Weekly Workbasket- May 28

I have had the best day! Earlier I took my son and two friends to a local school and randomly bumped into a local guy who is a Guinness World Record holder! He is on for something bike related and put on quite a show for…

Sheep & Wool- 2017

Usually I sit down on the weekend and do some blog posts for the week, but this weekend I was busy on Saturday, and Sunday had a crazy headache and wanted to write when I’d actually make sense. Where was I busy on Saturday? The Maryland…

Kids Crochet

Every year my son and I volunteer at a local booksale and acquire some new items. Usually books obviously, the occasional game, and this year, he got this! AND, he didn’t say “Mom, can you make these for me?” What he did say was “Mom! Can…

The Palm Loom – Prize-Winning Rugs

I love an old ad. And this 1967 issue had a great one! Palm Loom, “Make Prize-Winning Rugs.” It was right there in the February issue, tucked between 40 yards of lace for $1, and a “Female-Dri” belt. So, I tracked down the Palm Loom on…

Welcome to our Humble Abode!

This blog isn’t new, but the web address and hosting is! Welcome to all my new readers and hopefully to all my old readers too! I’d love to hear from you in the comments below so I know you made it to our new home!

Wooden Tools

My love of vintage doesn’t stop with just magazines, or textiles, or housewares, it really just goes on and on. I also love and tend to acquire vintage craft tools.I often  browse ebay for random lots of vintage supplies. Sometimes I get a real winner. Recently…