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DMC Floss Color Inspiration: 922

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The month of November typically encourages people to dive into the deep end of the Fall spirit – pumpkin flavored treats, cozy knit blankets and sweaters, and boots. At my house, we watch our Fall movies: “You’ve Got Mail,” “Dan in Real Life,” and (the recent additions) “About Time,” and “Monsters University.” A perfect complement to these feelings and traditions …

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DMC Floss Color Inspiration: 221

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October is my favorite month of the year. It’s officially Fall, and it’s perfectly in-between with the weather – not too hot and not too cold. “Sweater weather.” My favorite. A little gloomy but mostly invigorating. The “calm before the storm” of November and December. (Also the month of my birthday – but I like to claim that I’m still …

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Crazy About Custom: Terra Dolls

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So, I’m in the custom product business. This gives me a great appreciation and admiration for customized products – especially ones that are, like mine, customized and hand-made! Check out Terra Dolls. Are these not the cutest? I’m especially loving them at this time of year – the Halloween dolls are SO cute and the style of these long-legged, color block …

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DMC Floss Color Inspiration: 3860

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DMC Floss Color #3860 has “bewitched me, body and soul” (Pride and Prejudice). In fact, it is this very color that inspired me to do a series on DMC Floss color inspirations. This color, “Cocoa,” is purple, brown, gray, and copper all mixed into one beautiful, sullen, & yet hopeful color. It makes me feel like a rainy, fall day. …

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Podcast Recommendation #1: Stuff You Should Know

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When I cross-stitch I love to have “my stories” on in the background. Usually it’s a TV show (which is usually a kitschy British crime drama, but more on that later), or a podcast. I keep resolving to get into audiobooks, but that hasn’t happened yet. I’ll let you know when it does. The first podcast I’d like to recommend …