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Welcome, October! Blog milestones to crow about

This month is The Frill Seeker's one-year anniversary. It's hard to believe I've taken a trip around the sun with you already! And what a year it's been. Just this week, I've also written my 100th blog post. I decided to add a search function to the sidebar, since I'm racking up so much content.… Continue reading Welcome, October! Blog milestones to crow about

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WIP scarf and cardigan, plus – music I’ve loved during lockdown

Even during "normal" times, I really enjoy podcasts and music while crafting. More isolation has me reaching a little farther into my musical favorites. Here's a short list of what I've listened to recently, and a bit of background. In the last couple of weeks, we've had some monsoon weather with heavy rain, thunder and… Continue reading WIP scarf and cardigan, plus – music I’ve loved during lockdown

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Adventures in origami: some places to visit in Tokyo

This week in Tokyo has been a whirlwind of discovery and delight in Japanese handicrafts, particularly paper and paper folding. There are so many places to learn more about origami and find amazing materials. One of these places is Ochanomizu Origami Kaikan, in the heart of Tokyo, near the Kanda-Myojin Shrine. PHOTO: Storefront of Origami… Continue reading Adventures in origami: some places to visit in Tokyo

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A couple of quick crafting hacks – blocking board and tassels

In Korea, I have a hard time buying some specific crafting items I need for projects. A few reasons are that stores don't carry a lot of variety in terms of yarns and accessories, and when I order them from abroad, it takes anywhere from 3-5 weeks to receive my goods. Sometimes it delays a… Continue reading A couple of quick crafting hacks – blocking board and tassels

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Crafting for a cause – Nests for rescued Aussie wildlife

For weeks, Australia has been ravaged by bush fires that have destroyed homes and habitats, and displaced many people and animals. Australia's iconic wildlife have been particularly hard-hit, and rescue centers have put out a call for custom-made nests, pouches, and blankets to protect the most vulnerable animal babies caught in the fires. Crafters around… Continue reading Crafting for a cause – Nests for rescued Aussie wildlife

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Podcasts I listen to while crafting

I enjoy stitching while conversing with my stitch circle or family, but when that’s not possible - and I crave a bit of news or storytelling - I find a podcast series. Still working on the matelassé-inspired octagon blanket. Today's tea: Yogi mango ginger Podcasts are cool because they appeal to my urge to multi-task.… Continue reading Podcasts I listen to while crafting

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A couple of stitching hacks, a WIP, and Halloween

Happy Halloween from Korea! 행복한 할로윈 ! Autumn color is in full swing. Here is a glimpse from outside my front door, the morning of Oct. 31: Gyeongsan, South Korea This afternoon, I handed out candy to random strangers on the main street in my neighborhood. I wouldn’t have thought to do that in a… Continue reading A couple of stitching hacks, a WIP, and Halloween