Category Archives: Guest post

You’re a wizard, Harry!

This year I got to celebrate 20 years with my favorite literary character, Harry James Potter. I got to grow up with Harry, I was in 6th grade when I first read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and I’m … Continue reading

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Go big or go home

Hi, I’m PickingupEllen, teacher of the fundamentals (English, maths, social skills…), fanfic writer (I have a website), musician, artist and crafter, and  I have an issue with keeping my crafts small… When Karin invited me to write a guest post … Continue reading

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the beauty and nobility, the august mission and destiny, of human handwriting

Greetings and salutations, readers! My name is Alison and I’ve dropped in to discuss calligraphy, which is about as arty and crafty as I get. I’ve tried embroidery, knitting, counted cross-stitch, quilting, tatting lace, and while I love them all, … Continue reading

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Stitching, Reading, and Babies?

When Karin asked me write a post for her blog I warned her I’m a pretty boring person, but she doesn’t seem to agree so here I am.   Let’s see … about me …  Well, I’m a 42 year … Continue reading

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Huh, I guess I am crafty

Hi everyone! Niva here, and Karin got me to be her guest blogger for this week. It began with her asking if I was “craftily inclined,” to which I snorted out loud, because when I think “crafty,” I tend to … Continue reading

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Another Piece of Kori

It was such an honor, when Karin first asked me to be a guest blogger on this site. In “real life” I am a 47 year old wife to Daren of 23 years and a mommy of four to  Alex … Continue reading

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The One Where Carla Tells You How She Spends Too Much Money On Concert Tickets…

Hi! My  name is Carla and I’ve known Karin for going on… 7, 8, 9 years? I’ve honestly lost count. What brought us together was a love for fiber arts and the crafting of words; two things I still love, … Continue reading

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