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Mar 31 2017

Blurry Cards

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Oh, darn. I forgot to take good pictures of my last batch of trading cards. All I have is blurry. Alas. This year, as last, I used mostly Color-Aid paper for my collages, with embellishments in acrylic, yarn, felt, fabric, buttons and stuff. We had trading cards day two days ago, and everyone made fabulous […]

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Jan 26 2017

Crafts Day

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Last week, Anna, Nancy and Vicki came over for our quarterly crafts day. The theme this time was contributed by Nancy: making little dioramas in sardine tins. It was hell scraping the stinky little fish out of the cans and getting rid of the odor, but we prevailed. Here we are at work, serious and […]

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May 07 2016

Doing Things with Needles

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One of my favorite quotes from my long-ago interview with Fred Rogers arose in response to my question about if he had a memory of his mother knitting. “I do remember my mother doing things … with needles.” It sounded downright sinister. I’ve been doing things with needles lately, too. I took a needle-felting class with Anna, […]

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