Author Archives: ginnyscraftbasket

Checking in

How are you all doing with this very weird time we are going through?   I’d love to say that I have been sewing up a storm but alas, I have had a hard time keeping motivated.  Not that I haven’t … Continue reading

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Social Distancing

The phrase of the month.    I was looking forward to going to see the movie Emma last week…… nope.   We also had plans to go to a local flower show and get some ideas for this seasons garden beds…….. … Continue reading

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A retreat with me, myself and I

I needed to be at my son’s house for 4 days last week.  Four days with no sewing machine and just me and my granddog for a good part of one of the days?  Nope, not happening.  I packed up … Continue reading

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What bags can I recycle?

I was looking at all the things I have from the store that come enclosed in plastic or wrapped in plastic or in a plastic bag.  What gets  put in the recycle bin?  What has to go back to the … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Plastic Bags

As of March 1st, there will be new regulations for the use of plastic bags in New York State.  Are you ready? I am trying to figure out just what an “exempt” plastic bag is.  Also,  does this affect me … Continue reading

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A scrappy, snowy Saturday

The forecast for Saturday was for snow, sleet, some ice then rain. A perfect day for spending some time in my sewing room.   So that’s where I headed.  What should I work on?   I took out some fabric for some … Continue reading

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Reflections on 2019

Happy New Year!  Here we are at the start of a new year.  I was thinking about all that 2019 included for us and Wow!!,  what a year.    We began the year with the birth of our granddaughter, Tessa. … Continue reading

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Twas the Saturday before Christmas….

….. and all through the house there is so much stirring … but there  better not be a mouse! That would mean our cat Myrtle isn’t doing her job. It has been a very busy few months since I have … Continue reading

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Craft Fair Tomorrow

It’s been a while since I’ve gotten to post.  We had a wonderful vacation in Vermont, even if it was a bit chilly and the wifi was a bit sporadic.  It was actually nice to disconnect for a bit.   Especially … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season

The workshop officially opened today. Time to get ready for the upcoming craft fair season. Continue reading

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