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About Me

Hi there! The person behind this blog is me, Valerie. I’m 28 and I live near San Jose, CA, though i grew up near Chicago. I’ve always been drawn to creative things, from writing poetry and keeping personal journals, to having fun in art class and working on crafty projects with friends and family. I […]

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Embroidery

Embroidery

Although I remember trying my hand at cross-stitch when I was a kid, I don’t think I actually completed a project then. I think I still have some projects that I never even started! More recently though, I decided to take an embroidery class and try to learn such stuff the proper way. Unfortunately, the […]

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Making Envelopes

Intro I first started making envelopes a few years ago, after seeing project suggestions about them online. I bought a wonderful book called The Envelope Mill shortly thereafter, and using the templates enclosed in it, have made some really nice envelopes since then. My template collection has grown since then, including various store-bought and handmade […]

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Sewing

Although I took a brief sewing course when I was in junior high, I’ve only recently started learning how to really sew on my own. I bought a sewing machine in September 2005 for the purpose of learning, and it’s definitely been an experience so far. I’ve never felt so intimidated by a piece of […]

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Latest Posts

How to Embroider the French Knot into Crochet / Knit Projects

November 27, 2017 | No Comments

And welcome back to The Crochet Crowd I’m you host Mikey Today I’m gonna show you how to do a French Knot This here is the French Knot just like you see and now the French Knots are more of a one sided idea if you you don’t hide in your yarn very well This […]

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How to Knit a Scarf for Beginners Step By Step

November 27, 2017 | No Comments

Hey! I’m Davina from sheepandstitchcom, and today we’re going to learn how to knit a beginners scarf step by step This tutorial is for total beginners and complete newbies We’ll go through all the steps together, and it’s going to be a lot of fun So if you’ve always wanted to knit or you just […]

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