Author Archives: tiffsniffer

About tiffsniffer

I am a high school teacher at an alternative education setting. I like to crochet, read, bake and play computer games.

Crocheted Grape Trivet

I remember that my mom made one of these crocheted grape trivets decades ago.  She made one out of a purple variegated thread, while mine is just a plain purple bedspread cotton.  I think my trivet might be a bit bigger, … Continue reading

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Origami

My students have been trying out origami the last few weeks in the Home Ec class.  One of the tutorials that we followed on youtube was for a dragon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUsxMXwCW8A It took me a number of tries to get in … Continue reading

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Been a While

Wow, it’s been a long time since I posted here!  Time has a way of getting away from me.  I find that unless I get a nudge, I tend to put things off.  The thought at the back of my … Continue reading

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Bavarian Crochet

Got a little caught up on crocheting dollhouse afghans (not really, but close enough), so I decided to try my hand at Bavarian crochet. I bought the book last summer, but didn’t really have any time to give it a … Continue reading

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Chainmaille Owl

I went and spent my Christmas money on a lot of jump rings and instructions from TheRingLord.com towards the end of January.  I’ve been working on some of the chains in the book I ordered, Chains by Becky.    Rather than … Continue reading

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Blue Chainmaille Necklace

During my Christmas holidays, I tackled a new project. I bought a variety of jump rings and made a chainmaille necklace for a doll. The necklace is about 2 inches long from tip to tip. The chainmaille section is about … Continue reading

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Chainmaille Shirt Continued

I’ve continued to work on my chainmaille shirt at work and have attached a sleeve and started the second sleeve. The nose on the doll I’ve bought to put the shirt on has the paint wearing off.  So far the … Continue reading

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