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Heart & Essence...

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Inner Muse

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!

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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.

Crafts Galleries

Peacock-color Glass Beads

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. 

Latest Posts

From my Blog

Stuffing Balls Recipe

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...

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Mock Sukiyaki

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...

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Double-sided Baby Quilt

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,...

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