2011 Dodecahedron Cube Calendar

Dodecahedron Cube Calendar2010 is almost over and I realized that is time to get the 2011 calendars ready. From feedback I know, that many reader are giving them away as Christmas gifts. How to Print & Assemble the Calendar The finished calendar is about 3 inches Use card thickness paper not office paper to print on The … more —»

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Christmas Angel Ornament

After playing around with my mini dolls I got the idea to turn them into little angels. By reducing the size of the original pattern I ended up with angels that are about 4 1/4 inches tall and fit nicely into an envelope. So with my Christmas cards there is an angel for the tree … more —»

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Knitted Camera Case with Sewing Threads

camera half inside the caseFor my birthday in 2006 I got a new camera. My old digital camera is almost 5 years old and is only 1.6 megapixels. My new one is a Sony Cyber-Shot W5 5.1 megapixel camera. I chose it because I can still use the memory sticks from the old camera. I bought a travel case … more —»

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Adult Knitted Spiral Socks

adult and baby spiral socksOriginally posted on the old site on August 18/2008 I haven’t knitted socks since I was a teenager and was desperately trying to finish the pair for Christmas for my dad. Now that hubby always has cold feet in winter, I thought I might give it a try and knit a pair of socks for more —»

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Baby Knitted Spiral Socks

baby socks closeupOriginally posted on the old site on August 18/2008 After I had finished my husbands socks there was still some yarn left over, just enough to make a pair of baby spiral socks. As spiral socks are very stretchy and babies grow so fast, I decided to make the socks big enough for a bigger more —»

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Panta – Knitted Headband

panta - front viewOriginally posted on old site on January 5/2006 NOTE: This isn’t MY pattern…I saw this translation on Craftster.org. The original called for these materials: Needle: US 5 Finished length, before sewing: 19 inches (48 cm) 2 oz (50 grams) of wool compatible with the needles wool sewing needle I used these materials: 2 Needles: CDA more —»

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The Paradox of our Time

Originally posted on January 8/2005 on old site. I received this in my email in early January 2005. It was attributed to George Carlin. It is now March 2005 and I received an email that this was written by Dr. Bob Moorehead, former pastor of Seattle’s Overlake Christian Church. So here is the article I […]

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Make a Tabletop Easel from Metal Tubing

easel made from metal tubingI needed an easel for an exhibition for our business poster and did not want to buy one. I looked online for instructions and ideas and found a good number to get main brain going. That’s when I realized that I already had most of the material in my garage. I decided to stick with more —»

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