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Knot a Natural Rope Basket! Knit Mom a Mother’s Day Gift! Drool Over the Free Cathedral Stars Quilt Pattern! Craft a Starburst French Knot Pillow! Make an Amazing Apron from Up-cycled Potato Chip Bags! Embroidery a Monogramed Scissor Fob! PLUS . . . Recipes, Inspiration, Creativity, Ideas, and More!

Hi kids!  That’s for your patience while I’ve been on the road teaching and lecturing! I hate when I can’t regularly update this blog!  I will be back on the road in just about 6 days for several more weeks. I’ll update the blog as often as I can!  :)  xooxm YOKE DU YOUR Little Michael […]

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Sew a Patchwork Journal Cover! Piece a Big Block Modern Quilt! DIY Thread Holder! Pom Pom Your Crocheted Edges! Make a Simple Travel Kit! Air Dry Sleek Clay Pots! Embroider a Cute Kitty Bread Cloth! PLUS . . . Recipes, Inspiration, Creativity, Ideas, and More!

YOKE DU YOUR   “ A little girl and her mother are at church when the little girl starts to feel sick. Her mother tells her to go throw up in the bushes behind the church. When the little girl returns, her mother asks her if she threw up. “Yes,” the girl says. “But I […]

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Upcoming Lectures, Classes, Webinars (TOMORROW), and Thank You’

A Live Slow Stitching Movement Podcast A LIVE SLOW STITCHING WEBINAR TOMORROW What do you get out of fiber and quilting arts? A pile of quilts? An expression of your creativity? A way to escape the world? An excuse to go to the fabric store? A prescription for slow stitching by quilt artist Mark Lipinski. As […]

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Sew a Roll Up Sewing Kit! Create a Patchwork Geometric Zipper Pouch! String Seed Bead Friendship Necklaces! Paint Lovely Koi Garden Rocks! Knit a Flying Geese Baby Blanket! Tint a White Flower Bouquet! Craft a Bourbon Barrel Votive Holder! Do a Stairwell Makeover using Fabric! Create a Reusable Car Freshener! Ombre Yarn Using Turmeric! Paint a Set of Goat Napkins! Piece a Jean’s Diamond Quilt! Craft Pots of Crocuses! PLUS . . . Recipes, Inspiration, Creativity, Ideas, and More!

  YOKE DU YOUR Tony and Esther are flying to Australia for a two-week vacation to celebrate their 40th anniversary. Suddenly, over the public address system, the Captain announces, “Ladies and Gentlemen, I am afraid I have some very bad news. Our engines have ceased functioning and we will attempt an emergency landing. Luckily, I see […]

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Sew a Sewing Case! Cottontail Napkin Folding! How to Clean Your Hardwood Floors! Make a Pie Carrier! Create a Water Bottle Carrier! Piece a Basket of Fabric Eggs! Knit Chickie Hatchlings and Eggs! Piece a Beautiful Easter Table Topper! Crochet a Stunning Basket! DIY Easy Stamped Bunny Shirt! Make Cement Garden Stones! PLUS . . . Recipes, Inspiration, Creativity, Ideas, and More!

  YOKE DU YOUR Two policemen call the station on the shortwave radio. “Hello. Is that you Sarge?” “Yes?” “We have a case here. A woman has shot her husband for stepping on the floor she had just mopped clean.” “Have you arrested the woman?” “No sir. The floor is still wet.”   ARTspiration Artists […]

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Learn Bobble Stitch Crochet! Piece a PLUS SIGN Quilt! Craft a Lop Eared Sock Bunny! Make Graphic Easter Eggs! DIY a Spring Wreath! Sew a Ruffly Dish Towel! Decorate an Easter Egg Tree! Piece a Giant Tote! Kitchen Dishes Cross Stitch! Make a Simple Mesh Bag! Pick a Bunch of Crafty Carrots! PLUS . . . Recipes, Inspiration, Creativity, Ideas, and More!

  YOKE DU YOUR Four high school boys afflicted with spring fever skipped morning classes. After lunch they reported to the teacher that they had a flat tire. Much to their relief she smiled and said, “Well, you missed a test today so take seats apart from one another and take out a piece of […]

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Make a DIY Thread Hanger! Crochet a Cute Bunch of Carrots! Whip Up a Pair of Comfy Boxers! Hand Paint a Meditation Pouf! Appliqué a Retro Clothes Pin Bag! Piece a Tulip Quilt Beauty! Make DIY Clay Garden Chimes! Sew a Microwave Baked Potato Bag! The Right Way to Whip Stitch Your Binding! Create Painted Canvas Bowls! Learn How To Repeat a Pattern! PLUS . . . Recipes, Inspiration, Creativity, Ideas, and More!

  YOKE DU YOUR A husband was advised by his psychiatrist to assert himself. “You don’t have to let your wife henpeck you. Go home and show her you’re the boss.” The man was on fire with enthusiasm and couldn’t wait to try the doctor’s advice! He rushed home, slammed the door, shook his fist […]

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The Slow Stitching Movement in FabShop News!

  Quilting celebrity, designer, and shop owner (http://www.thequiltcompany.com), Karen Montgomery, wrote a terrific article in the current FabShop News (http://www.fabshopnews.com) about The Slow Stitching Movement (www.slowstitching.com). If you get a second, pick it up. It’s written from a very interesting and insightful perspective. Also don’t forget to listen to Karen’s Podcast at http://www.slowstitching.com/podcasts.html. Mr. Electric loved it (as did […]

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Stitch a Spring Fabric and Floss Embroidery Pattern! Can’t Find a 4-Leaf Clover…Make One! Use Up a Leftover Yarn Afghan! Create Hanging Fabric Storage Baskets! Make the Perfect St. Patrick’s Day Fabric Cowl! Craft Some No-Sew Fabric and Button Flowers! PLUS . . . Recipes, Inspiration, Creativity, Ideas, and More!

YOKE DU YOUR A police recruit was asked during the exam, “What would you do if you had to arrest your own mother?” “Call for backup,” he said.   ARTspiration Artists or art that turns me on and feeds my muse! Like it or dislike it, what about this art inspires your own art or […]

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Sew a Set of Microwave Potholder Bowls! Weave a Ribbon Shamrock! Knit an Afghan Sampler! Piece a Bunny Bricks Quilt! 5 Common Sewing Machine Mistakes! Create a DIY Tablet Stand! DIY Notebook Cover from Craft Paper! How to Transfer a Picture from a Magazine to Paper! Sew Some Bunny Surprise Pouches! DIY Graphic Needlepoint Picture! How to Craft Wire Picture Holders! DIY May Day Seed Bombs! PLUS . . . Recipes, Inspiration, Creativity, Ideas, and More!

  YOKE DU YOUR Kevin told Pat that his wife was driving him to drink. Pat thinks he’s very lucky because his own wife makes him walk. ARTspiration Artists or art that turns me on and feeds my muse! Like it or dislike it, what about this art inspires your own art or creativity?  This […]

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