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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 (, Karen Montgomery, wrote a terrific article in the current FabShop News ( about The Slow Stitching Movement ( 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 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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Knit a Bunny Hat! Free Art Quilt Pattern! Make a Felt Pear Pincushion! Sew a 4-Step Leather Tote! Knot a Button Clasp Macrame Bracelet! Make Plush Toys Using Stamps! Make a Triangle Patchwork Pouch! Create Drawer Pull Wine Stoppers! Craft Tunnock’s Teacake Brooches! A Love Birds Embroidery Project! Make a Mosaic Stone Planter! Design Plastic Bead Coasters! PLUS . . . Recipes, Inspiration, Creativity, Ideas, and More!

  YOKE DU YOUR Adam was walking around the Garden of Eden feeling very lonely, so God asked, “What is wrong with you?” Adam said he didn’t have anyone to talk to. God said he was going to give him a companion. God said, “This person will cook for you and wash your clothes. She […]

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Sew a Zippered Pouch! Make a Dandelion Paperweight! Learn the Art of Sashiko Embroidery! Piece an Andromeda Quilt! Crochet Sweet Egg Hats! Sew Pretty Slices of Cake! Make a Lucky Clover Bracelet! PLUS . . . Recipes, Inspiration, Creativity, Ideas, and More!

YOKE DU YOUR “I hate to have to tell you this”, said the Doctor in a sad compassionate voice,  “but you have been unfortunately been diagnosed with a highly contagious disease, we will have to quarantine you and you’ll only be fed cheese and bologna.” “That’s terrible!” Said the distraught young man, quickly sitting down before he […]

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Guest Blogger, Lorri Lee Chambers Talks About Her Slow Stitching and Art Quilt Process

reprinted from The Slow Stitching Movement Any Creative Dream Can Be Yours if You Just Believe and Move Forward — If Only a Little at a Time. by Lorri Lee Chambers I have followed the path of Mr. Mark [Mark Lipinski] for a while and checked out his Slow Stitching Movement website and the Facebook page ( loved the […]

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Free Spring Bunny Cross Stitch Pattern! Piece a Union Forever Quilt! DIY African Fabric Sweat Shirt Embellishment! Fabric Line Your Stationary Envelopes! Craft a DIY Coffee Pot Terrarium! Sew a Set of Fabric Buttoned Napkin Rings! Crochet Bright Baskets for Your Home! Sew Cute and Funny Fabric Birds! Create a Modern Acrylic Bowl! Make a Scrap Fabric Basket! Knit a Pair of Easy Snow Days Slippers! Create Pretty Poppy Pillow Patterns!

  YOKE DU YOUR A woman is having a hard time getting her tomatoes to ripen so she goes to her neighbor with her problem. The neighbor says, “All you have to do is go out at midnight and dance around in the garden naked for a few minutes, and the tomatoes will become so […]

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Knit a Hat and Scarf on a Round Loom! Sew a Plushie Monster! Piece a Not Too Square Quilt! Embroider a Super Cute Scandi-Motif! Carve a Wooden Spoon! Mix a Batch of Crock-Pot Soap! Crochet a Pretty Granny Squqaresque Design! Craft Candlestick Photo Frames! Press Flowers in your Microwave! Sew a Denim Pleated Ruffle Pillow! Stitch an Owl Keychain Holder!

  YOKE DU YOUR This guy goes up to a bar located at the top of the Empire State Building in New York. It looks like a nice place, and he takes a seat at the bar. “This is a nice place. I’ve never been here before,” he says to the guy next to him. […]

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Print on Burlap! Crochet a Pretty Envelope! Piece a Garden Path Quilt! Create Homemade Seed Paper! Make Your Own Photo Soap! DIY Beaded Coasters! PLUS . . . Recipes, Inspiration, Creativity, Ideas, and More!

YOKE DU YOUR A drunk stumbles across a baptismal service on Sunday afternoon down by the river. He proceeds to walk down into the water and stand next to the Preacher. The minister turns and notices the old drunk and says, “Mister, Are you ready to find Jesus?” The drunk looks back and says, “Yess, […]

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