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By Shannyn Kelly
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And now it’s April; Easter has come and gone. The world is a different place; and we are all adapting. Some days, I’ve got a lot of energy, and buckle down and sew, sew, sew. Other days, I have my coffee, watch the birds, and just sort of…wander around. I’m doing my best though to

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No matter what you celebrate, today is traditionally HALF PRICE Easter chocolate day! This year, of course, it’s a tad different. Yep, still quarantining. Which is good. NOT complaining. Doing our part to flatten the curve. Ontario just announced another full 21 days, so that brings us to…mid-May. I think the biggest realization (and biggest

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Friday again! What’s on your FIF list?  My quilt below is a vintage-thrifted sheet & remnants of a costume I wore…it was (shamefully) in my UFO pile since….2014. Eep. Pre finish The soft browns and pinks of the sheet made me happy…even though it’s faded in some spots I didn’t care.The mixed solid pink blocks

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By Shannyn Kelly
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Welp. There goes March. And what a March it was. It feels like it was 8000 days long (Thanks, Ken for that joke it’s awesome). Still in quarantine mode and staying at home. Venturing out once a week for groceries; and afternoon walks. Making sure to social distance, of course. In other good news, my

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Blogs. Are they still a thing? Or is it all ‘on the ‘gram’ now? I mean, I still have my fav people I follow & read; but a lot of them, like myself; have kinda gone awol from time to time and only post pics on Instagram. I get it. Social media is WORK. And

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So my near and dear friend Lisa reached out to me last year, telling me the happy news! Yay! Getting married! Would I make her dress??  OF COURSE!!! Then…a second call came , with even MORE joyful news….there was a baby on the way! So, the planning and designing had to abruptly change , because

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I feel like you should say “ruffle bustle” with a mouthful of Peeps….is that just me?!?  LOL New  “Chubby Bunny” challenge for us crafters…. I love bustles and ruffles and all fun things like that.  Sadly, when you wear them in your day to day, you *might* get some odd looks.  However….if you’re feelin’ a

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By Shannyn Kelly
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The elements are coming together! So Mr J finished my table! Shown here, fully in use 🙂 It’s amazing and perfect! The right height, a new chair, and everything FITS in it! It’s also on wheels so I can push it out of the way when I’m not using it. It’s a bit heavy though,

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By Shannyn Kelly
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LOL So while Spring might be coming to a lot of places, it’s still blustery and coooooold here in my part of Ontario. So, to cheer us up, here are my cats! Because, that’s why the interwebs were created! CATS! Zazi….she’s hiding. Muffin does NOT share her toys. Zazi plays hard to get. And yes,

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By Shannyn Kelly
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  Wonderwoman was my childhood hero. She (and some of her pals from the Justice League) used to be my invisible friends too.  But um, I’m over that now.  Ahem. For the next generation. It was pretty spectacular. I first found this amazing fabric a few years ago; but it languished until I found the

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