Author Archives: civilwarrose5

Introducing Gary

Since my post wishing everybody a Happy Star Wars day I’ve had a TON of questions regarding Gary.   Who is he? Where did he come from? Why is he appearing on the blog? What is his favorite color? Plus … Continue reading

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May the Fourth…

… be with you! Gary got dressed up as Yoda to wish you a Happy Star Wars day!

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A Non-Linus Blanket

I have a friend who has been experiencing some difficult times. She can no longer crochet due to severe arthritis in her hands, but she enjoys it when I tell her my adventures in collecting yarn for the Project Linus … Continue reading

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Spring Cross Update 4-13-18

Today was quite the day. I couldn’t wait to get home to my cross stitching and crocheting. The last time I shared my Spring Cross with you it looked like this: That was on 3-6-18. Just one month later this … Continue reading

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An Easter Project

It all started with a picture similar to this: Brandon, our choir director and church environment extraordinaire, decided that he wanted to do something similar for Easter. Could we (meaning me) do it? It didn’t look too hard so I … Continue reading

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Workshop Rearranging – Again

You would think that a person can only rearrange their workshop so many times. Of course, just as you think you have everything situated another machine comes into the house and room has to be made. That’s what happened recently … Continue reading

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Dresses For Missions… Finally!

Yes, it’s been a while. It’s not for lack of materials, either. Other hobbies have taken up my time. However, I purchased some cotton batik when I was working on the chasuble for Advent that didn’t end up getting used. … Continue reading

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