What in the world have a I gotten myself into. The stressors in my life right are: Work. (It’s been a week.) My health.  (Why can’t I feel better?) Going on vacation soon. (Wait, shouldn’t that relax me?) Doing a craft show at the end of the month.  (Perhaps it will be better than last […]

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The Kutztown Folk Festival

Living in the heart of PA Dutch country has some benefits.  Besides our starchy foods, funny “Dutchy” sayings, and farming culture, southeast Pennsylvania has a great crafting heritage.  At the heart of the heritage is the Kutztown Folk Festival in Kutztown, PA.  The festival itself started on June 30, when I went, and runs to […]

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Snowflake Gala Wrap Up

So, the Snowflake Gala was yesterday.  After one month of intense preparation and hard work, I sold….one hat.  And bartered with a jewelry vendor for another hat.  Needless to say, I am disappointed and a bit soured on the idea of doing something like this again. On a positive note, I spent some awesome time […]

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Hat Overload

I am sick of knitting hats. It seems like everything I knit for my upcoming show is a hat.  That needs to stop. So, I’m focusing on other types of projects, such as notebook covers and coffee cup sleeves, stuff like that.  Oh, and trinket bags.  Just not hats. I’ll probably knit a chunky scarf […]

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Getting Ready for a Craft Show

I’m still excited about the Snowflake Gala!  Now I’m stressed out getting ready.  Luckily, I have framed photos for that part of the show, and lots of matted photos to sell, but I also have to get knitted and beaded stuff together to sell for the gala itself. I’ve been wracking my brain trying to […]

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