Over the Weekend

  I’m easing into Monday of what promises to be a busy week. I spent most of Saturday in the kitchen. Using up veggie scraps to make stock, turning oranges, sugar, butter and eggs into orange cardamom curd (which I cooked for too long. I […]

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This Week in the Studio

Aprons, dishcloths, and cloth napkins are all constant use in my kitchen. Well, I admit that I don’t wear an apron as often as I should, but for big projects or days with lots of cooking I certainly put one on. These kitchen textiles are […]

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Simple Hand Salve

Planting seeds, digging in the soil, scrubbing surfaces and getting ready for spring is an exciting chance to nurture new life. But all this work can take its toll on your hardworking hands. After a day on the farm my hands are dry and rough. […]

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Reusable Fabric Bag Tutorial

After my discussion about wasting less and enjoying more, I wanted to bring you a way to make basic reusable bags. I make these simple cotton bags for filling with grains, beans, nuts and seeds from the bulk bins at the store where I shop. […]

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Festive Holiday Garland Tutorial

I made this festive garland and I wanted to share. I started making these multicolored circles as ornaments that would hang alone. When I saw them all together I wanted to keep them this way. The great thing about this project is that I used […]

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All in one place

In the process of organizing my knitting supplies, I realized that I had needles falling all over the place, so I made a simple wrap to hold them. I cut a piece of muslin slightly bigger than my longest knitting needles, and cut a pocket […]

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