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May 21, 2023
Is a website still relevant for Creatives? from JustPlainLaine

I had forgotten how much work a website is.  I have test patterns to make, swaps to complete, and a whole lot of dyeing and video making to do.

But….here I sit working on my website.  At least I can sort of do it when the migraine wanes…. I don’t dare put needle to cloth until it is over.

Back in the fall when I decided NOT to have a website anymore (read previous blog for the sad details), I could not really come up with a good reason to put in all of the work. 

Fast forward ...

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October 17, 2022
The Book Report from Terificreations's Weblog

I’m excited to share with you a new feature on YouTube, a co-venture with Debby Brown, The Book Report. <—– click here to go watch the video. In this episode we talk about: Sew Cute Baby Animals, Mary HertelThe Big Book of Little Sparks, Carrie Bloomston Love Fat Quarter Quilts Quilters Color Wheel Carry-All Quilters… Continue reading The Book Report

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April 9, 2022
Will Goals Make You Less Creative from Adele Mogavero

Will making goals for your project make you less creative? This is my take on that because the last thing I want […]

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January 16, 2022
Boost Your Creativity with Journaling from Pippa Patchwork

Journaling is a great way to increase your creativity. Journaling can be done in many different ways, from writing about your day to doodling and sketching. Whatever you choose to write about or draw, journaling will help you become more creative. In this article we’ll explore the benefits of journaling and how it can improve your creativity!

Words and images are powerful tools for expressing your creativity. When you journal, you have the opportunity to explore all kinds of ideas and emotions. You can experiment with different writing styles and artwork, which can help you find new ways of ...

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May 7, 2021
Did you know from Terificreations's Weblog

A couple of months ago Michele Muska of Oliso Fame introduced me to the effervescent Brandy Maslowski the Quilter on Fire. This name is representative of her work as a quilter and as a firefighter. And her work, WOW. Our conversation was thoughtful and fun. I am looking forward to sharing the interview with you… Continue reading Did you know

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September 7, 2020
How To Knit A Blanket For Your Dog’s Crate from Pippa Patchwork

Are you the one, who wants to knit a blanket for the dog’s kennel to make the pet feel comfortable and warm in the winter season? Have you ever knit any blanket, either for dog’s crate or for anything else? If you are doing knitting for the first time, then you are at the right platform. In the forthcoming paragraphs, we are going to elaborate a few tips regarding knitting the blanket for the dog’s crate.


Well, having a dog at home is very lucky. A dog is like your family member, who ...

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July 23, 2020
Music, Dining & Design from Where Art & Life Meet

All Along The Watchtower. Remember that song? Here you go. My new favorite YouTube Channel – Playing for Change presents musicians from around the world, bringing people together as only music and art can. One of my brothers, I’m fortunate enough to have three, asked me to send him photographs of the restaurants in NYC… Continue reading Music, Dining & Design

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July 1, 2020
Pin It Weekly #342 from Fleur de Lis Quilts and Accessories

DIY Mask with Nose Wire & Filter Pocket – mmb by hand

Face Mask Pattern - Free Sewing Patter • Craft Passion

Hello! Happy weekly! I hope you are well and wearing a mask. I know, there are lots of opinions about whether masks help. How can they not? The world has believed that a tissue helps to prevent colds and flu when someone coughs or sneezes. How can two or three pieces of fabric NOT help? It's just common sense. 

Read the best DIY mask tutorial with this easy face mask pattern printable. Machine or hand stitch with or without a filter. Instructions, photos, video.

Wearing a mask helps to prevent viruses and bacteria from being expelled forward from the mouth or nose. Maybe it doesn't prevent every bit of mist from getting away, but surely it stops some droplets from getting ...

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June 24, 2020
Pin It Weekly #341 from Fleur de Lis Quilts and Accessories

My "heart, quilts" board is knocking on 13,000 pins--yes! 13 thousand--pins. And you know what is the crazy part? Very few are duplicates. No wonder that board alone has well over 8,000 followers. Plus, there are more quilts out there! It's too much to wrap my brain around. I'd rather just introduce a few of those followers.

Hello to Diane Tryan, who has a "Sweet Recipes" board that makes me drool. Here's why:

Pumpkin-Swirled Oat Bars

Cindy Conner is our newest follower. She has a "crafty ideas" board that is definitely worth your time. It has a ...

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May 26, 2020
Dreaming as Creativity from Terificreations's Weblog

My Sweetie asked me a question, “when are you going to open your own quilt shop?” I’m not. But this got me to dreaming. Dreaming is good, it leads us to innovation, solutions, realizations. Having worked in a couple of quilt shops, traveled to so many over the years, attending Quilt Market, and all I’ve… Continue reading Dreaming as Creativity

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April 24, 2020
On Spring Market and Other Things from Terificreations's Weblog

Sometimes it feels like I’m a little late to the party making announcements or doing what the other quilt pros are doing, like making video content or podcasting. So here goes. Spring Quilt Market in Pittsburgh is cancelled. The link takes you to their official statement and below is an official statement from them: regarding… Continue reading On Spring Market and Other Things

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October 11, 2019
How To Be Creative In Business from Pippa Patchwork

When we think someone being creative, the first thing that comes to mind is those who are good at art. Well, it is not wrong, but it is not always the case. Creativity can be found everywhere it could be with teaching, so the class can pay attention. It could also be with simple things such as doing chores, and how to make it easy. But one of the aspects that creativity is involved in the business.

If you have a business, creativity is a must, so that it will last. We know that business is not always the same ...

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October 7, 2019
Now Go Make it from Terificreations's Weblog

With a little bit of time before a sales appointment my Sweetie and I stopped by a St. Vincent de Paul shop to look around leaving with four classic books including J. D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye. It is a classic that I don’t remember reading, or didn’t read while in school, not… Continue reading Now Go Make it

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October 5, 2019
How To Be More Creative In Writing from Pippa Patchwork

Being creative can be shown and taken out in many ways. It can be through painting or crafting. It can also be through writing. Some will have it with music. During times at school, it is actually practiced and being developed. There are arts and crafts and some creative writing. Through an early age, they would be able to discover their gifts or develop it.

You can still do it as an adult though. It is said that it is never too late, so why not start now? If you are thinking of writing, here are some ways you can ...

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