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Birdie's Blog – November 2009 Archive (3)

Wanted: forehead, never worn

Remember that "short story" by Hemingway, "For sale: Baby shoes never worn."?? What a hoot...anyway, if somebody's selling an unused monkey forehead, I'm in the buying business.


OK, OK! It's too late for him... I know. He's just short headed and he'll have to learn to love himself, that's all. It's not his fault that I created his pattern without a forehead. I'm not sure anyone else will accept him, but when it's a free toy, people really shouldn't really be… Continue

Added by Birdie on November 21, 2009 at 7:00pm — 27 Comments

Creepy Corduroy

"First time corduroy sewers, raise your hand!" *me raising my hand* Boy was I clueless! I was ready to start on a new monkey pattern; one I had loads of fabric to create with. 8 yards to be exact. I was all excited about my brand new, perfect shade of brown, thick waled cord I'd found at the charity shop. I'd waited weeks and finally I had the time (and motivation) to dive in. Excitement was in the air! Yeah, that was BEFORE I knew what a

pain in the rear corduroy was to… Continue

Added by Birdie on November 6, 2009 at 4:00pm — 26 Comments

Craft FAIL

Ever feel like a total craft failure?? I just found

this hilarious blog that lets you submit your horrible craft "fails". The ones that you never admit to, much less take pictures & post on the web (well I do that but...) It's a great idea and makes you feel better about your crafty short-comings : )

What's your craft fail??? Here's just one of mine and in a most unflattering light. …


Added by Birdie on November 2, 2009 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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