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Merry Christmas to all

I hope you all are having a lovely holiday celebration, whatever form it takes, that you have loved ones surrounding you and that 2011 is the best year ever!

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Handmade in PA (and the USA)

The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen (of which I’m a proud member!) also has a blog called Handmade in PA, which works to bring many kinds of Pennsylvania artisans and shoppers together. I encourage you to investigate both (and you don’t … Continue reading

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concerts over!

Hardly had gotten started learning WordPress and promptly missed a whole week! But it was for a good cause–the Christmas concerts and finalĀ  rehearsals for the chamber chorus I sing in, Cantus Novus, based in Bucks County, PA. They were … Continue reading

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Craftsman? Artist? … Artist? Craftsman?

How do you see yourself? It’s a question I’ve struggled with for a long time, and I’ve heard others voice similar comments. To me, “artist” always meant someone who could draw or paint pictures that were used strictly as decoration. … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Hope you all had a lovely Thanksgiving yesterday, however you chose to celebrate the day! I was with my sons and DIL and her parents. A quiet day, but we were all glad to be together. We had a bit … Continue reading

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Computer frustrations

Spent nearly the entire day on computer “issues,” which gets old quickly. I do all the program layouts and other graphic stuff for a chamber chorus I belong to (if you’re in the Philadelphia area, take a look at www.cantusnovus.org!!) … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Welcome to Period Pastimes! Here you’ll find museum-quality cloth and clay dolls, Santas, fabric art stitcheries, musings on the artistic process (and blocks!), and whatever other thoughts might run by.

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