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Knitting not Quitting- A Tale of Personal Triumph

  Ever since I can remember, my mother and I would do arts and crafts together. We would draw, sew, color, sculpt, whittle, paint and just about anything else we could occupy ourselves with. However, there has always been one … Continue reading

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Fish Are Friends (And Food?)

Growing up, my backyard was overflowing with flowers and herbs but it was always just my mom’s garden. I never participated in the planting or care of the garden, and the only plants I own today are succulents because I often forget … Continue reading

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Popsicle Style: The Perfect Ten

I was never the Betty Crocker type by any means. The extent of my cooking/food making went as far as boiling water for some pasta or anything that I could pop in the microwave and on special occasions preheating oven … Continue reading

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A Whittler’s Journey

Hi, my name is Hester and I’m an armature whittler.

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“Making Cheese and Taking Names”

The nature of my project was that I had to do something that I had never done before. I was given a list of project of which I could attempt to complete. Having examined the list, one possible project caught … Continue reading

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Making a Pillow One Stitch At a Time

Hey everyone! For my DIY project, I decided to try and sew a pillow. My whole life, I never touched a sewing machine or needle. That was a job for my mom and continued to be until she sent me … Continue reading

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Hold my lens!

For this DIY project, I decided to create a camera lens pouch. I had seen projects like this over the summer, but I didn’t want to attempt it since it involved sewing. Before this assignment, I had never sewn anything (by … Continue reading

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