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Entries from September 2007

Atlantic Antic, anyone?

This post veers from my usual crafty, creative endeavors, but the annual Atlantic Antic festival in Brooklyn is fast approaching and I’d like to share a story I wrote and posted somewhere else last year about it. It goes a little something like this: Atlantic Antic is the name of a street festival that Ian […]

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Cute Alert!

Two of my teacher friends, who commonly find themselves bogged down, needed some fun amidst all of their lesson planning. (Oh my, do I remember those days!) So, I sent both pictures like the one above, cute crochet items I have designed, including Frowny S’more, who understands tough times himself. As you can see, I’ve […]

Categories: Artsy/Crafty

Boo!: Halloween Finger Puppets and Candy Corn

Halloween is my favorite holiday, even though I celebrate in a different fashion these days than I did as a kid. I was lucky to have one of those moms who hand-made every Halloween costume, from JoAnn Fabrics patterns or our wild imaginations. My sister and I usually had some grand idea near the end […]

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Podcast, Instructables, Plush You!

Battling a cold and fatigue, and hence, Frowny S’more makes an appearance. (maybe I should crochet a tissue box cozy?) Just a few links of note today: My crochet cuff podcast is on Craft! I also have the pattern on my blog here, but Ian put it in a beautifully-designed pdf and, that way, you […]

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“Fake it Don’t Make it” Recipe Contest

This past weekend I did something I have never done before: I cooked and baked using a lot of pre-packaged, processed ingredients and tried to come up with shortcuts to make the recipes easier and faster. What?!? Am I off my rocker? (I’ve been waiting to use that phrase for a LONG time!!!) Nope, Alicia […]

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Crochet euphoria

I have been very busy getting ready for the PlushYou! Exhibition at Schmancy in Seattle. But, I made Labor Day weekend a full-blown craft-out! I had so much to catch up on, including a headband and bracelet/cuff pattern I have been working on, on and off, for quite a long while now. I am selling […]

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