Author Archives: civilwarrose5

Lunch Bag Attempt #2

After the frustration of making my first attempt at a lunch bag I decided to break out my Singer 301A. I wanted to see how it would handle the waterproof canvas so I decided to practice by making a purrse … Continue reading

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Some Woodworking by Jay

Last week I was be-bopping through the house when I looked outside and saw… It was a mob on my front lawn demanding blog posts about the stuff that Jay creates. I was frightened. I begged and pleaded with the … Continue reading

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My New Faith Blog

It’s been on my heart to blog about my faith. If you are interested please join me at Kerry’d by Faith. I am not a professional nor do I play one on TV, so I can’t promise that it will … Continue reading

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A Crocheted Summer Top

A few months ago I received my Summer 2021 issue of Crochet! magazine and fell in love with the Seacliff Tunic. I purchased the cotton yarn from Hobby Lobby using one of the gift cards I had received for Christmas. … Continue reading

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Review: Mainstays 100% Acrylic Yarn

If you aren’t aware, Walmart now has their own brand of acrylic yarn: Mainstays 100% Acrylic Yarn. I watched a review of it on the Bag-O-Day Crochet YouTube channel. She really liked it so I thought I would give it … Continue reading

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Real Life: Sewing Can be Difficult

I felt it was time to share another Real Life post with you guys. In these posts I aim to show you that nobody is perfect by projecting a light on my failures and imperfections. Are you ready? I believe … Continue reading

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Review: WristWidget (R) Brace

WristWidget brace If you’ve followed my blog over the last several years then you know that I do a LOT of crocheting. What you don’t know is that I’ve also been suffering from wrist pain during most of that time. … Continue reading

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A Sewing Tray

If you read my post about the purse I made then you know that I used my Singer 301A. What you don’t know is that I came very close to NOT using my 301A. Not because it’s older or I … Continue reading

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Tulip Fields Afghan Finished!

The last time I showed you pictures of this afghan it was just a jumble of squares and triangles. Last week I finished crocheting the few pieces that remained on the list. Then I started assemblying. First I laid out … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of This and That…

I am so happy that Spring has finally arrived! As the flowers start to grow, though, my To Do list does as well. I don’t have any finishes of my own to share with you today. Instead, I’m going to … Continue reading

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