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Giant Vegetables

I helped sew this giant ear of corn for LexFarm to use during the Lexington Patriot’s Day Parade.  The Emerson Umbrella had a session to guide folks with making large items out of kite materials back in March.  I must … Continue reading

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EasterKiwis 2010

Now presenting our recent batch of EasterKiwis: To see larger versions of the photos go to my Picasa EasterKiwi Album.  Please vote for your favorite kiwi below:

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Wedding Collage

I made the above poster for my brother’s wedding and rehearsal dinner using Picasa.  I had it laminated and mounted on foam core at Staples.  My brother made the background picture for the wedding website and the invitations so it … Continue reading

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Skarf

Here is a skarf that I knit with hand spun/hand dyed wool from a Farmers Market near Quechee, VT.  I really liked the natural variations of the hand dyed wool, but found it annoying to work with because both skeins … Continue reading

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Origami Champagne Label

I found another use for the origami letters that I learned how to make at the origami club website.  Some friends had a little girl recently so I put her name on a bottle of Champagne and made an impromptu … Continue reading

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Origami Wedding Present

We wanted to get some recently married friends a menu board of some kind for a wedding present.  They like to laugh at @lbjay‘s menu (see above) so we thought it would be funny.  I found blackboard decals and decided … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Craft

Here is the Valentine’s Day gift that I embroidered for @lbjay.  I was inspired by the etsy seller cosyblue.

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Handmade Xmas: Update

We stuck to our handmade pledge and had a lot of fun shopping for handmade items this year for Christmas.  Most of our gifts were purchased from Vendors at Bazaar Bizaare – Boston . See pics of some of the … Continue reading

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Map Wrapping Paper

I have been meaning to post some of the crafty projects that I did in preparation for my brother’s wedding back in September.  Here are the presents that I wrapped for the shower in August with maps from an old … Continue reading

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Buy Handmade

We took the pledge to buy handmade this holiday season.  We were able to do most of our shopping at Bizarre Bazaar Boston today.  It was a pleasure to avoid the parking lots and long lines in favor of something … Continue reading

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