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A Peek at My Future, Future Atelier

. Lately, I’ve been casting about thinking…. “I need somewhere to work which is quiet, inspiring & totally mine.” You know, as one does, when one is a CREATIVE who’s working AND homeschooling.  Not only do I do everything under the … Continue reading

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A fresh wind is blowing – Brighit has arrived!

  A few days ago, we celebrated IMBOLC or Brighit’s day. It’s an important day in our household not just because my daughter is named after her but also because it marks the first day of MY new year.  Unlike … Continue reading

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Knit & Play :: Veggie Garden – pumpkins, cabbage, beets & more….!

. . Are you a dirt gardener ? Me? I prefer to use yarn for my gardening! I get to sit by the fire, warm & cozy; plant whatever I want & never have to pull any weeds….. that’s why … Continue reading

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A very tiny ancient treasure – NOT found on Pinterest!

. This is it. .   You’re probably thinking what I’m thinking… really ?  That’s it? When I read the headline “FOUND:  A 3,000-year-old Ball of Yarn” images of a gloriously dyed ball of some sumptuous stuff found hidden in … Continue reading

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Meet Mother Nature & Jack Frost

Yes, ladies (& gentlemen) – it’s finally here ! The Handwork Homeschool Boutique You know how people say “you teach what you need to learn”? Well, that is SO true for me & I always like to add another thought 

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{How-To} Fleece Transparency – Painting with Wool & Light !

Do you remember the first time you saw coloured fleece ? What IS that ?  Then you reached out & stroked it (everybody does)… You wondered, “what do I do with it”?  The answer to that question depends on where … Continue reading

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Handwork Heroines ~ Meet Mine

Recently, I was reading an article in which a maker was asked, “Who inspires you?”. It seems like a simple little question – but it kept rolling around in my head – so I started making a NEW list for myself. … Continue reading

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