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Valentine Cup Cozy

Categories: Crochet.

~ Valentine’s Day – is it a day created by card, chocolate and flower companies to guilt trip you into buying something for someone in your life?  I think it is, but that is me.   It’s a day I’ve never really celebrated, except when I was working at school and the kids loved to exchange cards.  But it can be a fun day to brighten up the winter months. While I had the scraps of felt out making some little felt birds and critters I was inspired to make a Valentine cup cozy, or cup sweater as one of
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I ❤️ Tea

Categories: Stitching.

I came across a cute little pattern at Bugs & Fishes for a cross stitch brooch and decided right away it was something I was going to make for my friend for her birthday.  I had already got her a selection of tea items so this was the perfect little project to make. The first thing I did was draw out the pattern on some graph paper.  Laura has the pattern for this one and others are her blog. It was time to get out the needlework basket and the felt needle case to find just the right size needle.
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Stitching Little Felt Birds

Categories: Sewing.

Over the winter months I’ve been having fun stitching little felt birds.  It all started with a monthly challenge at Creative Cain Cabin and Mockingbird Hill with their felt critters.  It was fun to use felt and embroidery thread and stitch these critters so I started looking for other patterns. I found a great site called Bugs and Fishes and 2 cute patterns for blackbirds.  The male blackbird has sequins on his wing and some top stitching but it is very hard to see in the photo. Then I found Susan’s Down East Thunder Farm and her amazing collection of
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