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You may not know, but I have a thing for clocks (one day I will own an elaborate and annoyingly loud cuckoo clock… one day….). So I found this article on Frank and Joseph Bily, clock carvers, absolutely fascinating. — I also have a thing for books, but sadly didn’t …

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ZOMFG, this is absolutely brilliant. Zombies and the greatest running-a-red-light-ticket ever. — From the awesome to the awesomely cute – how to make a teensy tiny BBQ grill out of an Altoid Tin. WANT! OMG teh cute!!! And it WORKS! — Speaking of food, what the fuck should I have …

Redwoods and Cedars

Yarn: My own hand-dyed; Perhaps Today is a Good Day to Dye in the August 2010 sock club colorway, “Sequoia” Pattern: Cedar Creek Socks by Kaci Kyler Hays Notes: I worked on these pretty monogamously, and it only took me about two weeks. Really excellent pattern, I loved it!

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I know so many people who would appreciate these science cookie cutters! — I also know a lot of people who would appreciate the many faces of Johnny Depp. Hard to say which one is my favorite! — From Regretsy – Beached Fail. Hee. Related: Goodbye Kitty (this one made …

This Week in HaldeCraft

Technically it’s the last two weeks, because last weekend I didn’t have time to post this (we had a great time at Fiber-In, although I don’t think I’ve told you about it yet). Anyway, my offerings! 1. All Mixed Up (Etsy page) 2. Jumbo blue mug (Etsy page) 3. Candy …

Fiber-In 2010

[pictobrowser type=”flickr” albumID=”72157624865758089″] We had such a great time at the Florida Fiber-In! For being such a small gathering, it sure did pack a lot of fun into itself. Ginger and I got there Friday a little bit later than we’d intended, but still in time to be mostly set …

Two Little Birds

So, my grandmother (G-ma, to long-time readers) was the kind of woman who could do just about anything crafty that was out there. One of the things she did very well was paint. I still have a few of her paintings (landscapes), about 150 tiles onto which she painted everything …

Black Sheep Creations

Next in talking about my friend’s Etsy shops is my friend Laura’s shop, Black Sheep Creations. Laura is one of those totally gorgeous and completely talented in all respects kind of people, and she’s sweet as pie to boot. I first met her when she came into the yarn store. …

Yarn Cups

This is something I’ve been working on for a while (seriously; I started making these in July and just took the last four out of the kiln this morning). These will be making their debut appearance at Fiber-In this weekend, will be $15, and in the future will be available …

So, so busy!

I haven’t forgotten you, friends; it’s just been crazy busy this week. I’ll be at the Florida Fiber-In starting in about an hour (well, leaving in about an hour) and don’t know what Internet connection will be like over the weekend. So, meanwhile… please, talk amongst yourselves! Edited to add: …