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July 09, 2010


Mary Anne

I must admit that knit and crochet are things that I am more likely to take up in the colder months. It's simply too hot to sit with yarn in your lap during the summer. During the hot months I tend to embroider or do paper crafts.


I am particlarly interested in mixed media jewelery and artwear, so I work on those as and when the wherewithall appears. Sometimes I will have some very useful components but the vital missing piece, or idea hasn't yet emerged.

It may be that I will take a class that inspires me or teaches me new techniques that I will then use.

So no seasonality, and no system. Only serendipity.


I do not like to crochet during the summer. I also tend to work with my felting and needlefelting supplies more in the winter than at other times of the year. I tend to begin proects whenever I get inspired by something that I see and I know that I have the stash to make it. If I have a gift that I want to make for someone I try to get it done a couple of months ahead of time just in case, lol. What are regular intervals, ROFLOL?? I start them when I have time, which is very sporadic when you have 7 people living in the household. I do a lot of very late night stitching after everyone is gone to bed or I go to a friend's house for a scheduled crafting day every now and then.


Well, I tend to knit and crochet more in winter than in summer. Besides, I like all those spooky craft projects around Halloween. :)

I am new to quilting, so the book sounds very tempting. :)

Happy creating,


I have no system:(...BUT I am working on that and hoping I will nail one down before the summer is over. I do alot of different things...but I would have to say my knitting felted purses tends to take a back seat in the summer. summers in Maine are short so i tend to soak up as much of it as i can and save the indoor stuff for rainy days. (like today)I start new projects ALL the's the finishing them that has me stuck!
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I tend to do my papercrafts year-round. Fabric and quilting projects are more likely to happen in the fall, but that's mostly because I get so inspired after attending the International Quilt Festival here in Houston!

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