My daughter had sent me a link a while back for making stuffing into balls. I had never heard of them. Browsing online, I found many people do this. Southerners deep-fry them! yum! Anyway… I looked...Read More
Creating fills our
Heart & Essence...
My blog features recipes, how-to's, various crafts projects, vegetable gardening and more.
I hope to inspire you to try something new or keep creating. I muse about various things at times too...
The Crafts link will give direct links to various craft how-to's, free patterns, and more.
The Gardening links to posts about my vegetable gardens. I share tips, tricks, my successes and failures.
I grow most of our vegetables... & I love digging in the dirt!
Free Patterns .pdfs include:
3 knitted lace shawls, 1 lace doily, the infamous knitted willie warmer, 2 crocheted willie warmers, knitted willy pin or badge and 1 “wooly willow warmer”, aka a merkin.
There is also a construction instruction .pdf for the crocheted warmers with photos.
Click on the “Free Patterns” title above or the Crafts dropdown list in the menu above.
Visit one of the crafts galleries to see some of the things I have made throughout the years. The Lace Bookmark gallery is the only one featuring others’ work.
From my Blog
One of my favorite recipes my Mom made when I was young was called Mock Sukiyaki. This is my modified version. which has more vegetables and the addition of teriyaki sauce. I had recently made this...Read More
I finished the baby quilt for my to-be great-granddaughter! I enjoyed making it. I made it out of flannel. There was no blue, just a turquoisy/aqua blue. It worked. I wanted color, not the regular, boring,...Read More