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Janie’s Easy Wine Gift Bags

If you are giving a bottle of wine as a gift, why not add a homemade touch to it with a fabric wine¬†gift bag? These easy bags can be made in under an hour and really dress up the bottle. Materials Makes 6 wine bags: 1 yard¬†printed cotton, with grapes, wine bottles, or xmas motif… Continue reading Janie’s Easy Wine Gift Bags

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Janie’s Knitted Sweater with Hood (AKA Baby Gnome Sweater)

My grandma Janie knitted this adorable hooded baby sweater for Elise. Of course, I had to get her pattern and try it for myself. One of its distinguishing features is the zipper that runs the length of the back, from top to bottom. This allows you to zip your babies in without pulling it over… Continue reading Janie’s Knitted Sweater with Hood (AKA Baby Gnome Sweater)

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Janie’s Felted Purses and Felting Tips

To introduce myself, I am Sarah’s grandmother and Marty’s mother, and I am honored to be included in their blog. I began knitting when I was in my early teens, beginning with a very long stocking cap. Some of you wont even know what that is! You can Google it! Then I began to knit… Continue reading Janie’s Felted Purses and Felting Tips