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A store bought sweater is nothing compared to a handmade sweater. All the different shapes and thicknesses make each sweater a one of a kind. Whether if it’s cold or warm this time of the year is sweater weather.

AERO  02 sweater (UNISEX) - SALE cashmere Recycled sweater coat-- patchwork hoodie- upcycled sweater- earth tones- pixie coat- woodland -Medium/ Large earth tones- woodland Black/multicolor Wool Turtleneck Ski Sweater Nautical Linen Sweater
Knitted top. knitted vest. hand knit. designer knit tank - grape Hand Knit Boyfriend Sweater Hand Knit Sweater Chunky Knit Oversized Sweater Camel Warm Beige Sweater KNITTING PATTERN // Grace cardigan // top-down sock yarn lace mesh sweater -- PDF Blue Cowl Neck Sweater, Doily Clothing, Upcycled Sweater, Blue Cowl Neck Jumper, Cowlneck Sweater, Monochromatic, Sustainable Clothing
Women's Fashion - Elegant Cotton and Silk Knit Capelet - Ivory White - Lovely for Brides Weddings Hand Knit Mohair Sweater Cable Dull BLUE Fuzzy Turtleneck Jumper Pullover Jersey MADE to ORDER - by Extravagantza knitted raglan sweater pink bleu color block colour merino theknitkid THE KNIT KID womens vest - bohemian clothing - green blue vest - teal green - knitted vest - hand knit vest - avant garde clothing - unique clothing
cardigan 1940s style copper brown White knit wool Sleeveless Sweater vest Winter Wool knitting vest Knitted white waistcoat sweater Christmas winter gift ideas for her Hand knit sweater Oversize Chunky knit sweater.Slouchy/Bulky/ Loose sweater. Marble gray. Winter 2014.

Every week we gather a handful of treasures around a theme, from Etsy - an online marketplace featuring handmade wares, vintage items, and supplies for making. Weekly treasuries are normally featured here on Mondays.  You can click on the images above and be taken to a place on Etsy where there is more information about and pictures of that item. Crispina’s online shop is located on Etsy along with a whole ton (like over 800,000) of other handmakers, vintage resellers and material retailers. If you have a minute, leave a comment – it is always so nice to hear from you and build community right here in cyberspace!  Join us in supporting Handmade, Recycled, Organic, and Locally Produced wares for living. Enjoy!
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This past month has been the month of blizzards here in New England! And it doesn’t seem to want to let up! If you haven’t found the perfect pair of slippers to warm you during these snowy days, you’re in luck. Here are some excellent choices.

Green and Blue Jester Felt Animal Slippers for Children, soft booties made from wool Felted 3 layer slippers Thick Felted Wool Slipper Baby and Toddler Booties "Aspen" - Made to order 3 m - 3 yrs -Solid color - Upcycled Baby Girl Leather Slipper Shoes Soft-Sole rose Star Size 3 - 7
Knitting pattern slippers for home and office Upcycled Denim and Hemp PRESCHOOL sizes Soft Sole Shoes Made to Order Non Slip Slippers Toddler Girl Bunny Shoes, Kids Bunny Slippers, Easter Bunny Baby, Wool Bunny Shoes Women felted slippers -  handmade wool clogs - green and purple felt slipper - made to order - Weddings gift
Felted slippers - women - handmade -blue -  felted house shoes Sheepskin  Slippers Monster Slippers CROCHET PATTERN PDF, Kids Womens Mens Adult Crochet Slippers Pattern, Monsters Inc Costume Sulley Bigfoot Dragon Amigurumi Sheepskin slippers (baby sizes)
Ankle Boots slippers for Extra Warm. Women Handmade Shoe-Slippers made with smooth sheep skin suede leather and eco-friendly fur ADULT sizes felted grey cats slippers made to ORDER/  handmade house shoes /funny slippers wet felted cats slippers adult cat slippers adult slippers, womens slippers home shoes flats Turkish Socks Slippers, crochet slippers, white and blue house shoes, gifts for women Women's Crochet Dark Purple Slipper Boots, Crochet Slippers, Crochet Booties, Crochet House Shoes, Crochet Winter Boots, Slippers

Every week we gather a handful of treasures around a theme, from Etsy - an online marketplace featuring handmade wares, vintage items, and supplies for making. Weekly treasuries are normally featured here on Mondays.  You can click on the images above and be taken to a place on Etsy where there is more information about and pictures of that item. Crispina’s online shop is located on Etsy along with a whole ton (like over 800,000) of other handmakers, vintage resellers and material retailers. If you have a minute, leave a comment – it is always so nice to hear from you and build community right here in cyberspace!  Join us in supporting Handmade, Recycled, Organic, and Locally Produced wares for living. Enjoy!
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What Lies Beneath‘ by Becca Strout for Crispina ffrench

Valentine’s Day is a great excuse to buy sexy underwear either for yourself or a special somebody. Here’s an inventory of gifts that keep on giving. Enjoy!

Kelly lingerie set. Criss cross bralette and high waist knickers. made to order Old Timey Organic Mini Bloomers (hemp and organic cotton) mesh stockings with garter belt and lace trim - SEA GLASS - ready to ship White Chiffon Sleep Boxer/style YURI (made to order)
fine wool Mens briefs CUSTOMIZE YOUR PAIR MELODY / Organic cotton bralette / Ready to ship Organic cotton Bralette and  shorty Bloomer set with lace up back- custom bra underwear to your size/ measurements Antique Lace trimmed silk negligee
Green Bamboo/Cotton and Lace Camisole - 'Amaryllis' Style Custom Fit Made To Order Womens Lingerie Sale 20% off Lingerie set- Boxer shorts / panties      Lingerie / Underwear Made to Order Comfortable lingerie set. Lilac / Plum sheer soft bra with panties. Cashmere playsuit - one piece lingerie
Stacy Eco friendly Lingerie slip - Bamboo viscose & Organic cotton jersey - Underlayer sleepwear / XS, S, M, L, XL, Custom sizing Pin Up Lingerie Garterbelt Sewing Pattern Ohhh Lulu 1314 Greta High Waist Garter Belt  PDF Instant Download Bralette - Organic Cotton Underwear - Soft Cup Bra - Lingerie - Yoga Bra - Gray Bralette Organic Cotton Boyshorts

Every week we gather a handful of treasures around a theme, from Etsy - an online marketplace featuring handmade wares, vintage items, and supplies for making. Weekly treasuries are normally featured here on Mondays.  You can click on the images above and be taken to a place on Etsy where there is more information about and pictures of that item. Crispina’s online shop is located on Etsy along with a whole ton (like over 800,000) of other handmakers, vintage resellers and material retailers. If you have a minute, leave a comment – it is always so nice to hear from you and build community right here in cyberspace!  Join us in supporting Handmade, Recycled, Organic, and Locally Produced wares for living. Enjoy!
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My husband is the world’s sweetest, most capable plumber. This past year he had the opportunity to switch from running his 30-person plumbing and heating company, logging at least 60hrs weekly in winter, to working on his own. While he is getting used to this change, the kids and I are crazy about having him around a whole lot more. We get to spend weekends together, there’s more time in my studio and the girls love having afternoons with their dad.

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This morning we awoke to -4F.   Saturday family breakfast, layered up and skied loop with dogs, fed and watered chickens, and cleaned kitchen, all before our friends came visiting. Four kids inside all afternoon was super fun and full of action. Moms chatted, talked about marketing and business, and wiped snotty noses. Working with friends brings balance to my shortage of hang time with girlfriends while accomplishing goals. Berkshire Livin’ is the finest.

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Black & White‘ by Becca Strout for Crispina ffrench

Preparing a silk screen is like making a stencil on a fine mesh. Areas are blocked out, then ink is forced though the screen, except for the blocked areas. Once you’ve created a screen, you can print on virtually anything.

Witch House Screen Print T Shirt 12 x 12 Alex Morgan, Abby Wambach Screenprint on Canvas Cactus Pouch - Soft Leather Hand Pulled Screen Print "La Mujer del Agua"
Cali Jet Black - Hand screen printed Eco cushions 40cm x 40cm Cause in s aky full of stars I think I see you shirt- screen print wing tshirt with glitter stars Metal Gear Solid Alert Hand Pulled Limited Edition Screen Print Whip It - Screen Printed Cotton Flour Sack Kitchen Tea Towel - Whisk - Hostess Wedding Housewarming Gift
Astute Fashion Silk Screen Print Pillow Cushion GEOFOX screen printing 32x21cm Believe In Magic screen print, Chatty Nora, Roald Dahl Quote, typographic print, typographic art, Hand Screen Printed Onesie- Hipster Owl design
black & white Linen Purse, tobacco pouch, coins purse, feather print, screen print, unisex. Marble Speckled Wrapping Paper Let's go back to my place...CARD Scandinavian Jen and Joe screen printed Jane Foster plush toys  - retro modern geometric fabric

 

Every week we gather a handful of treasures around a theme, from Etsy - an online marketplace featuring handmade wares, vintage items, and supplies for making. Weekly treasuries are normally featured here on Mondays.  You can click on the images above and be taken to a place on Etsy where there is more information about and pictures of that item. Crispina’s online shop is located on Etsy along with a whole ton (like over 800,000) of other handmakers, vintage resellers and material retailers. If you have a minute, leave a comment – it is always so nice to hear from you and build community right here in cyberspace!  Join us in supporting Handmade, Recycled, Organic, and Locally Produced wares for living. Enjoy!
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For The Birds‘ by Becca Strout for Crispina ffrench

The geese have flown south, the chicken and ducks’ laying is down and you’ve harvested the turkeys. Some of you are inside next to a warm fire ordering your seeds and chicks for the coming spring. Let these images to tided you over until then.

CANADA GOOSE Watercolor Print by Dean Crouser Baby Duck Photo, Farmhouse Decor, Bird Photo, Beige, Pale Yellow, Cream, Rustic Wall Decor, Farm Decor, Baby Chic, Fine Art Photography Watercolor CHICKEN Print, rustic, farmhouse decor, 8x10 print, ready to frame, chicken decor, watercolour Wood Duck Nesting Box / House
duck photograph nature photography bird photo fine art brown blue original etching of a mother goose and gosling Farm Salvage Poultry Waterer Rusted Farm Art Rustic Yard Art Chicken  Watercolor Print, Print, Children's Wall, Art Home Decor, animal watercolor, watercolor painting, Chicken poster
The Coop Reclaimed Wood Chicken Coop Sign 3 Chicken Treats and Cookies, pet food, wildbird seed, organic pet treats, chicken coop, chicken feeder WILD TURKEY Watercolor Painting Art Print Signed by Artist DJ Rogers Goose Greeting Card
Egg Labels, Personalized Egg Carton Label, Food Label Packaging, Customized Label, Chicken Coop, Backyard Chickens, 2.5" x 4.25" Watercolor Painting - Turkey Painting - Watercolor Turkey - 8 by 10 print - Archival Print, Home Decor, Nature Art BLADE RUNNER - Origami Chicken Prop (1:1 Scale) Chicken Coop Plans and Step by Step Videos and an ebook with all instructions

Every week we gather a handful of treasures around a theme, from Etsy - an online marketplace featuring handmade wares, vintage items, and supplies for making. Weekly treasuries are normally featured here on Mondays.  You can click on the images above and be taken to a place on Etsy where there is more information about and pictures of that item. Crispina’s online shop is located on Etsy along with a whole ton (like over 800,000) of other handmakers, vintage resellers and material retailers. If you have a minute, leave a comment – it is always so nice to hear from you and build community right here in cyberspace!  Join us in supporting Handmade, Recycled, Organic, and Locally Produced wares for living. Enjoy!
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Word‘ by Becca Strout for Crispina ffrench

There have been many inspiring leaders over the years. They come in times of unrest as a beacon, showing us that the true measure of strength is gentility, and there is no greater measure of power than peace.

MLK Photo Magnet - Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere Large 2.25 inch Martin Luther King Fridge Magnet Vinyl Wall Decal Sticker Art - Quote by Harriet Tubman - Every Dreamer - large wall mural Kindness is my Religion Typography Digital Print - Dalai Lama Quote - Be Kind - Violet Purple Plum - Home Decor Quote by Rachel Carson written in calligraphy (Italic) on hand decorated paper with cancelled stamps.
Nelson Mandela Education Quote Change the World on Vintage Upcycled Recycled Dictionary Art Print Book Art Print ROSA PARKS Quote Hand Typed Quote Made with Vintage Typewriter Rosa Parks Quote The Future Belongs to Those Who Believe in the Beauty of Their Dreams, Elanor Roosevelt Quote, Original Hand Painted Art Print Abraham Lincoln Quote Poster - Create Your Future  - Black and white vintage Inspirational Print
Enlightenment Quote When you accept yourself, the whole world accepts you."  Lao Tzu Motivational quote Gloria Steinem quote - letterpress poster - The Truth Will Set You Free If You Are Neutral In Situations Of Injustice ... - 5" x 7" Motivational journal, inspirational journal, journal, notebook, diary, scrapbook 12 Change the world cards - featuring a quote by Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai. Illustrated with original artwork- set of 12.
Maya Angelou quote- "how people make you feel" People are often unreasonable illogical and self centered forgive them anyway... Mother Theresa quote wood sign Gandhi Be the Change You want to see in the World Raw Art Letterpress typography poster Martin Luther King Jr Quote - Our LIves Begin To End The Day We Become Silent About Things That Matter - MLK Quote - Dictionary Art Print

Every week we gather a handful of treasures around a theme, from Etsy - an online marketplace featuring handmade wares, vintage items, and supplies for making. Weekly treasuries are normally featured here on Mondays.  You can click on the images above and be taken to a place on Etsy where there is more information about and pictures of that item. Crispina’s online shop is located on Etsy along with a whole ton (like over 800,000) of other handmakers, vintage resellers and material retailers. If you have a minute, leave a comment – it is always so nice to hear from you and build community right here in cyberspace!  Join us in supporting Handmade, Recycled, Organic, and Locally Produced wares for living. Enjoy

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Pins & Needles‘ by Becca Strout for Crispina ffrench

It’s amazing what one can create with a needle and thread. There’s something for everyone – from clothing to art, the projects are limitless. If you’re not inclined to make your own fiber arts, there’s plenty to choose from right here.

Cotton bag with hand sewn applications - Underwater World - Unique Item Soft Doll PATTERN, PDF email pattern, Softie, Soft Toy, Cloth Doll Pattern, Rag Doll Pattern, Ragdoll, e pattern Do You Suppose She's A Wildflower? Whimsical Embroidery Hoop Art - Wall Hanging - Alice in Wonderland Quote - Lewis Carroll Black lace bracelet, tatted bracelet, black bracelet with beads, wide bracelet, statement bracelet, cuff bracelet,  tatting jewelry.
Cross stitch Pattern PDF. Instant download. Chemistry Lab. Includes easy beginners instructions. Mini Yo Yo Quilt Layer Hand Sewn Spring Florals Pink Mint Blue Green White Navy Photography Prop  Custom Made by Bliss Studios 4 O'Clock Yellow Felt Watch Alphabet Sampler, Blue, Cross Stitch Pattern, PDF file
Embroidery Art: 'Audrey' 4x4inch Modern Stitching Custom Wedding Floral Embroidery Hoop -Bridal / Anniversary Plush Fox Recycled Sweater Cashmere Merino Wool embroidery kit // Paloma the pink sheep - hand embroidery kit
Astrological Hand with Aura Embroidery Art // Astrology Palm Reading Needlecraft // Palmistry Spiritual Hoop Art Tatting Lace Embellished Top,Crocheted Embellishments Tank  size medium to large tank Trees & Flowers of Tudor England Crab Apple Hand-painted Needlepoint Canvas Tatted rose ring made in Italy | tatting lace rose ring | wedding jewelry ring | christmas gift

Every week we gather a handful of treasures around a theme, from Etsy - an online marketplace featuring handmade wares, vintage items, and supplies for making. Weekly treasuries are normally featured here on Mondays.  You can click on the images above and be taken to a place on Etsy where there is more information about and pictures of that item. Crispina’s online shop is located on Etsy along with a whole ton (like over 800,000) of other handmakers, vintage resellers and material retailers. If you have a minute, leave a comment – it is always so nice to hear from you and build community right here in cyberspace!  Join us in supporting Handmade, Recycled, Organic, and Locally Produced wares for living. Enjoy
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Green Slate‘ by Becca Strout for Crispina ffrench

The New Year is upon us, singling a fresh start. Time to make plans and goals for the coming year. Time to dream big. Time to cleanse and renew.

 

Set of Four Upcycled Flower Boxes/Metal Boxes/Succulent Box/Sage Green/Organization/Industrial Decor/Planters Seaweed pendant / Rectangular antique bronze necklace / Ocean pendant / Mermaid jewelry / Botanical jewelry / Christmas gift / FREE SHIPPING Pine tree photograph, winter, green, christmas tree, rustic, woodland, branches, still life print, winter decor, fine art print, 8x10 photo, Natural Christmas Ornaments, Pea Decorations, Rustic All Natural Eco Friendly Garden Holiday Decor, Green 3
Lotus leaf home decor flat pillow. For bedroom, lounge room, theatre room, nursery room. Herb Drying Rack Wood Kitchen Rack Magic Wooden Cubes VLADIMIR & KAZIMIR extended Wooden coaster - Elm wood - Wood slice coaster - Rustic coaster Watercolor Painting - Original Painting - Tree Branch - Pine Tree - Green - Minimalist - Nature - Modern Art
Daisy ring in sterling silver with gold plating -  flower ring - summer jewelry - promise ring - romantic jewelry for her Labradorite Ring. Sterling Silver. Made to Order in any Size. Statement Ring. Valentine's Day Ring. Nature photography - gray blue - sage green - neutral plant nature print - Olive botanical wall art - fine art photography  "Olive Branches" raku pottery bowl light blue and metallic dripping
Country Chic Crochet Lace Doily, Cozy Home Decor, Frosty Green & Cream Aqua Barn Fine Art Photography Mint Green Farmhouse Farm Country Rustic Vintage Home Decor Wall Art Ready to Frame Dancing in the Orchard Dress Girls Size T4 Girl  with a Berry original drawing figurative portrait

 

Every week we gather a handful of treasures around a theme, from Etsy - an online marketplace featuring handmade wares, vintage items, and supplies for making. Weekly treasuries are normally featured here on Mondays.  You can click on the images above and be taken to a place on Etsy where there is more information about and pictures of that item. Crispina’s online shop is located on Etsy along with a whole ton (like over 800,000) of other handmakers, vintage resellers and material retailers. If you have a minute, leave a comment – it is always so nice to hear from you and build community right here in cyberspace!  Join us in supporting Handmade, Recycled, Organic, and Locally Produced wares for living. Enjoy
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