Author Archives: ginnyscraftbasket

New addition to the Family

My sewing machine family that is.   While wandering around an antique store on our trip to Connecticut we came across this sweet little girl. Now I have come across treadle tables like this before so when my dear hubby called … Continue reading

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Springtime is Here

We’ve got  hyacinths and daffodils and pansies blooming too.     And we have our seedlings sprouted on the windowsill. Yes, we did have some frost the other morning but I am confident that spring is here.  While we didn’t … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek

I pulled out my bin of cuddle fabric the other day to sort through and see what I have and what I might need for a project I am going to be working on in a week or two. Anyone … Continue reading

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Crafters’ Dilemma

There comes a time in all crafters’ lives when decisions have to be made.   The craft room, if you are fortunate enough to have one, is overflowing with all the supplies needed for all of our different crafting interests.  I … Continue reading

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How have you been?

Happy New Year!  Yes, I know, it’s been a long time since I’ve posted here.  No, I haven’t dropped off the face of the earth and no, I haven’t stopped making things.   I have kept very busy doing that.    … Continue reading

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5 Senses of Summer – Sound

What are the sounds of summer that delight you?    I love the sound of the crickets singing their lovely song in the evening.  Now they don’t sound quite like I imagined the Cricket in Times Square sounded as I … Continue reading

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5 Senses of Summer – Sight

All four seasons leave their own distinct impressions on our senses.  Here a few things that are pleasing my sense of sight this summer: My black-eyed Susan’s.  They are such happy flowers.  They will share their cheerfulness through the summer … Continue reading

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Quilts, Adventures in Embroidery & Scraps

Well here we are in July already.  Wasn’t it just Memorial Day?  I had a wonderful trip to California to visit with my grandson, son and daughter-in-law.  Oh yes, my sister came along too.  🙂    I  brought the quilt … Continue reading

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Gardening and My craft basket

Memorial Day weekend was a bit of mixed bag as far as the weather was concerned.   It was definitely too chilly to head to the beach for the Air Show so we opted to stay home and plant, mow, … Continue reading

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First blooms

Summer stopped by for a quick visit a couple of days last week which was a nice change from the damp, rainy spring days.  Then today, poof — summer retreated and we were back to a wet rainy spring day. … Continue reading

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