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Charan Sachar
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KonMari method of Tidying up
Let me start by mentioning, it is not that I live in a mess, it is just that I had clothes in every closet of the house. So when it comes time to pick clothes to wear, I was all over the place. I came across the Marie Kondo's book, "The Life-Changing Magic ...

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More good news on the Blanket pattern
On Day 2 of releasing the Seashell Sock Yarn Blanket pattern, it has become really popular and was #3 in the "Hot Right Now" list on ravelry . To celebrate, here is a 20% OFF Coupon Code: FIRST , valid for the month of May 2016. Buy the pattern here , and s...

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Scrap Sock Yarn Blanket
After knitting now for 2 years or so, I thought it was time to write a knitting pattern. This one started with the idea of using scraps of sock yarn to make a blanket. Yes, I know there are many such amazing and simple patterns online and I tried my hand at...

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Workshop
For those of you who has always asked "How I create my embroidered surfaces on clay?", I am teaching a workshop at Moshier Community Art Center. Registration now open Decorated Surfaces: Slips In this one day workshop, I will demonstrate my slip decoration...

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Behind the scenes... Making my knitted mugs
Many have asked me about my process and how I make my work. I do get a shocked surprise when I say that my mugs are not made on the wheel, but are individually hand built from slabs of clay. Slabs are textured, trimmed, cleaned up and then assembled. Then b...

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It has been a while, but I finally have a blog update

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Stitches West
I know it has been more than a year since I updated my blog. From my previous postings you can see that I was experimenting with knitting patterns on my work and if you have been following me on facebook and instagram, you know how busy that has made me. I ...

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Simple tool for cutting templates
My pottery work does involve a lot of slab work. My mugs, cups, boat bowls etc.. are all cut out from slabs of clay. I have always used sheets of plastic or stiff paper on the clay and cut with my knife. Works great, but when you have to do hundreds of thes...

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Yarn bowls... This was expected
With my recent knitting adventures, it was inevitable that yarn bowls would make an appearance. Many of my collectors who found out I was knitting, asked me, "When are you going make yarn bowls?" I had seen several traditional yarn bowls, thrown on the whee...

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