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Exploring the intersection of knitting and glass, wire and beads…
all of my current obsessions!

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Happy Birthday to ME!

It’s only once that you reach a milestone birthday… or any birthday for that matter… but all are cause for celebration! And in honor of my birthday, I’m offering 15% off Happy Birthday to Me SaleRead More...
By : Jill | Aug 18, 2017
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It is a tree of life…

Months ago (almost 2 years now actually) I mentioned a project that began with “I can do that” and proceeded to “what was I thinking?!” fairly quickly… knitting a chuppah for my son Jacob’s wedding. Size.Read More...
By : Jill | Aug 4, 2017
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First steps back into the crafting life…

As some of you know, my full time day job ended as of June 27, 2017 when the nonprofit I worked for sold to a for-profit operation. A very sad day… which opened a world ofRead More...
By : Jill | Jul 31, 2017
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Learn From Me!

Years ago, I taught an Intro to Stained Glass class through our local adult ed program. This weekly course was fun as I was able to share my knowledge with adult students eager to learn aRead More...
By : Jill | Aug 14, 2016
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Balanced Asymmetry

During a recent home redecorating project, we widened the doorway between our living room and dining room in order to allow light to flow through and give each room a more open feel. As part ofRead More...
By : Jill | Mar 6, 2016

They call me a Fearless Knitter

And this is why… What is the most challenging¬†project you’ve ever thought about knitting? A sweater with shaping and sleeves? A lace shawl? A handbag? I’ve started a project that is huge in so many ways…Read More...
By : Jill | Jan 26, 2015