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 Some costumes I have made for other productions are being used in this production of The Importance of Being Earnest plus a few new items too.  Always fun to costumes get a second life in another production.

Working as a stitcher at UVU under contract by Sundance for this up and comming production of the WIZARD of OZ. Helping make Glenda and Jitterbugs currently I know I will work on some of the munchkins costumes too.


Helped with costume repair for Les Miserables at the Hale Center theater.  My first time helping with a real theater company.  Had fun learning and growing from this experience hope to do more of this in the future.

I had a pattern make it to the top 20 of
 what's hot right now chart on ravely
Jan 14, entered in at number 20 up to 10 before it dropped out

My blog got featured in Good housekeeping
Januuary 5th I noticed this not sure what day it actually happened


November 2014

Was featured on this blog Hobby Craft for having one of
 "17 best rag rugging ideas of  2014"

 October 2014

The Wizard of Oz worked on over 50 different peoples  costumes and over 200 pieces of costuming I am backing out of the costuming some this year as I have had a real sick child.

August 2014

my blog was feature with 39 other tutorials on recycling jeans on

June 2014

On concert Choir Tour as part of Tech Crew to the choir my middle daughter was Crew Chief and my Oldest was in the choir.

May 2014

Our town

A mid summer nights dream  did all the main fairies full costume, Puck, Bottom, Parts of Oberon and parts of every one else.  I am slowing down on costumes I have a very sick child.


Trail of Dreams
this phot was taken during tech rehearsals 

May 2013
Had fun making such over the top types of costumes.  Aunt March's costume was long to make but I learned a lot on that piece.

May 2013

A Comedy of Errors Play during Shakespeare Week


October 2012
here is the current production I am making costumes for.  Excited to make the curtain clothes silly but true.

May 2012

Pride and Predjudice

was a stitcher on this play 

October 2011
Next Play that I am doing some of the costumes for.  I am working on 157 different pieces for this play currently.
Joseph Poster

June 2011
I have one project in this book coming out in June
by C and T Publishing.
24 stitched projects to celebrate any date
by Design Collective
#10764, 112 p, color 8 x 8
isbn 978-1-60705-174-9

You can pre order now

May 2011

The Merchant of Venice


February 2011

I helped  just be happy with her new baby toddler hat book which is now out.   I am listed as one of the editors in the book I hae not seen a hard copy yet to know for sure how it reads.  She was a lovely person to help I hope she goes far with her crochet.  The patterns are easy to follow and cute
Februrary 2011
The Patritic program the spirit of America Speaks.

January 2011
front 3 
CAL = Crochet Along

There is a crochet along happening on ravelry that is using the Snow Queen as the pattern if any one is interested in joining it go  to the first link above.

I did not start it but I was invited to join the group.  Will be fun to see how many different yarns and threads are used in this.  Please feel free to join in the fun.

Designed the costumes for the musical Fiddler on the Roof.
Made and worked on over 220 items for this production in less than two weeks.

The last few Days of December the snow queen pattern on Ravelry was rated number one it had been in the top 20 for a majority of that month
November 2010 The pattern that was featured in the September issue of Crochet (see below) is now featured for free on their site.

my pattern is now available for free

September 2010
See the new September issue of crochet magazine I have a choker and bracelet featured in it.  I might have another item in it but I have yet to see a hard copy.

Easy As 1-2-3 -- Fun With Yo-Yos
Designs by Wendy Harbaugh
The center yo-yos in these fun projects look like individual little circles, but they are cleverly created in one continuous piece before the edging is added.

Book Signing and class

There will be a book signing on September 29th at the Heinselman's in Provo, Utah from 5 - 6 p.m.
front cover Heindselman's
176 West Center Street
Provo, UT 84601-4418
(801) 373-5193
 This was only decided on Aug 12, 2010 and won't be available for sign up till there newsletter comes out End of August.

There will a class that follows to learn how to do this technique.  If you want to take the class it is two 2 hour long sessions you will have a completed project when the class is done.

Class dates and times are
September 29th from 6 - 8 p.m.
and the second half is October 6 from 6 - 8p.m.
May 2010

 A mid summer nights dream  Made items for  Puck, and made items for all the fairy Realm

Learn to do yoyo crochet in book form is out and shipping.
Also available at Amazon.

April 2010
PDF of yoyo crochet is now available through Annie's Attic

I noticed on April 15th:  My first leaflet book is on display on the Annie's Attic Sight.  You can see the items in the book by following this link.  Not available for pre-order yet but you can ask to subscribe so when it is released you can get an email.   Should be shipping out July 2010.  But pre order should happen sooner.  I will post when I know more


December 2009
Whip up honored my yoyo tutorial with a best crochet  of 2009 award.  I am honored and humbled thank you Whip-up.

August 2009 
I have an apron tutorial posted on Sew, Mama, Sew  for their month of hand sewing.  They have also posted an introduction  in the contributors section.

win this apron

I was  given a blog award.  Thank you  I like the award it is very sweet.   I am grateful you thought of me thank you and many happy returns of the day.

June 2009 
yoyo tutorial Featured all over the internet
yoyo afghan tutorial is now up
February 2009
 Was called "The Patriotic ProgramThe Spirit of America Speaks" 
 I could not find an old photo of the add for it.
 Jumped in as costumer when the main one got hurt and could not finish during tech rehearsals  been costuming plays ever since

This was my daughter in the Patritic program
 Store items featured in etsy treasury

Screenshot-1another item in treasury west on etsy


December 2008
The Guardian Newspaper in The UK Featured in their Holiday edition.
My embroidered ornament as one of the features in their Christmas newspaper insert.

August 2008
This  was awarded to me by punamjr.I just wanted to say "Thank You. That was very kind of you." I wish I was doing more tutorials lately. I like making them, just haven't had as much home time as I used to.

July 2008

My tutorial on Romanian Point Lace cord featured on Make

February 2008
I received the excellent award from http://stitchinginatlanta.blogspot.com/


August 2007
I was given a "Nice Matters" award from NotQuiteJuneCleaver. It is given to people for  their kindness for helping people and for just having a good blog.

April 2007

April 2007
There is a E-zine (electronic magazine) that just came out called "Small Town Living". My English Paper piecing tutorial is a feature in this e-zine.  You can find it on pages 25 -31. This is the second time I have been a feature in this magazine; the first was the Jan/Feb issue.

March 2007
Won an award for my tutorial in the whip up challenge for my jean braided rug.
finished rug

February 2007
There is a E-zine (electronic magazine) that just came out called "Small Town Living".   I got a write up in this magazine on pages 20 - 23.  This is the first magazine I've had a feature in.  I wish Tina and her husband lots of success with their baby mag; it is on its third edition.  My tutorial on how to make a felt holiday snowman ornament.

July 2006
Started this blog
re-release The Wendy Tapes V 2.4
Artist: David Houston

The Wendy Tapes 
 Artist: David Houston

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