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Finished with Christmas

22nd December 2012 | 0 Comments

Christmas seems to have had more challenges than usual this year.  Mostly the challenges revolved around working more and enjoying it less.  It seems life and times are trying to stretch this ol girl to the limit.  But not so much that I wasn’t able to squeeze in a little Yuletide tatting.  The result looked […]


Christmas Time is upon us

13th December 2012 | 0 Comments

Each week we meet at the Monte Vista Hotel which has been a part of life in Black Mountain since the 1920’s.  For the second year in a row, the hotel ownership has opened the lobby to be decorated by various groups around town as a benefit for the Swannanoa Valley Christian Ministries.  This provides […]


Follow Up from Bonnie & Library connection

29th November 2012 | 0 Comments

Through her sister, we received the photos (seen above) of the chatelaine that gave Bonnie her “Best In Show” award!  Can you believe the detail?   One side was for hooks and the other for scissors as shown in the left and center photos.  Bonnie told me that the pattern came from LINDA DRISKELL’s TATTED CHATELAINE.  […]


Autumn Guest

4th November 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s not often that we receive guests at Thread Bears, but from time to time it does happen.  Because it is October, there are many tourists in the WNC Mountains, and some of our members have visitors for the occasion.  So it was with Dina, whose sister Bonnie came from Iowa for an annual fall […]


Lizbeth Thread in new size

11th October 2012 | 0 Comments

Received my Handy Hands quarterly newsletter last week and in it was a wonderful surprise!  It was a sample of the new Lizbeth size 3 thread!  The sample I received was #155 Ocean Sunset as far as I can tell and it’s a lovely fun variegated thread that according to the Handy Hands website is […]


A Good Time For All

6th October 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s not always easy to find a place and time to demonstrate crafts in action.  Our local craft outlet, the Old Depot Association, had discouraged us from having a booth at the early summer Craft Event because we didn’t have items for sale that might grace their retail outlet on a regular basis.  We were […]


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