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Lindsay Obermeyer
St. Louis
I am an artist, designer, writer, teacher, entrepreneur.
Interests: all forms of textile arts, medical history, etymology, and data visualization.
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Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died. - Erma Bombeck Since my new diet I have been spending hours in the kitchen testing different recipes, trying to establish what I like and don't like with my new... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at serendipity
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Old age ain't for sissies. - A frequent refrain of my Gam My grandmother also loved to say " Youth is wasted on the young." I always thought the sayings were cute until I started to get older and see... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2016 at serendipity
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We live in a disposable society. It's easier to throw things out than to fix them. We even give it a name - we call it recycling. - Neil LaBute I don't know about you, but I have dozens of... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2016 at serendipity
Does artistry always lead to anguish as is custom in much of our Society? I can't begin to tell you how much I appreciate this brief talk by Elizabeth Gilbert. In February, I was back in the saddle showing up... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2016 at serendipity
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Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal. -- Pamela Vaull Starr Every week I have been glued to the television watching The Voice on NBC. The show gives me such... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2016 at serendipity
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While most of the mandalas I've been making have been for artistic purposes, inclusion in the Social Awaress / Social Networks and Stroke Recovery Project, I love their form, so I designed these easy to crochet dishcloths. I could sew them into my the artwork, but actually I am using... Continue reading
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I often receive requests for my hat patterns to be redesigned for another size head. I am happy to do this from time to time, but I would rather you dear reader gain the skill for yourself, so you may... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2016 at serendipity
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Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1844 These quick dishcloths are made using basic double crochet stitches in rounds. The rounds increase gradually to keep... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2016 at serendipity
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The jewel of the sky is the sun, the jewel of the house is the child. – A Chinese saying This baby blanket is a larger version of my dishcloth pattern, same principals, but enlarged. I had loved making the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2016 at serendipity
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I have to show you some of the new work which has been contributed to the project. There are two aspects of the project, the one aspect I call the diagrams. They are a direct data visualization of the data from Dr. Amar Dhand's Social Networks and Stroke Recovery Project.... Continue reading
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I am thrilled to announce that I have recently joined the design team for Walnut Hallow. What exactly does this mean? I get to work with their fabulous products and come up with fun crafty projects with it for their... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2016 at serendipity
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She turned to the sunlight And shook her yellow head, And whispered to her neighbor: "Winter is Dead."-- AA Milne from When We Were Very Young In honor of the much awaited first day of Spring, I decided to make... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2016 at serendipity
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photo from free images.com If saving money is wrong, I don't want to be right! --William Shatner It was drilled into my head at a young age to save money by both of my grandmothers. Grandma grew up during the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2016 at serendipity
Congratulations! Great video. Torn between wanting the heart light or the heart ottoman. Lindsay
Toggle Commented Feb 18, 2016 on oh joy it up! at Oh Joy!
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Easter is the demonstration of God that life is essentially spiritual and timeless. ~Charles M. Crowe Easter is early this year, landing on Sunday March 27, not in usual April. So if you want to add some crochet fun to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2016 at serendipity
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For each petal on the shamrock This brings a wish your way - Good health, good luck, and happiness For today and every day. ~Author Unknown St. Patrick's day with all it's green, reminds me that spring is just around... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2016 at serendipity
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A heart is not judged by how much you love, but by how much you are loved by other. -- Frank Morgan This project is simple and takes full advantage of the yarn and valentine decoration sales happening at local... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2016 at serendipity
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“Hounds follow those who feed them.” -- Otto von Bismarck (1st Chancellor of Germany) My papillons aren't at all spoiled. Not one wit. Toony the black and white papillon we adopted from the Humane Society has a sensitive tummy and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2016 at serendipity
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Image from deathtostockphotos He who will not economize will have to agonize -- Confucius Today, I spent an entire morning and part of my afternoon on the phone for nearly 5 hours trying to get the answer to a few... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2016 at serendipity
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February is without a doubt one of my favorite months. It is the shortest of the winter months which is a big deal to a gal who craves spring and summer. But most of all February reminds us to tell... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2016 at serendipity
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A smile is the universal welcome. -- Max Eastman The history of the wreath dates back to Ancient Greco-Roman times the first being worn as a crown. They were worn to represent rank, status and achievements. While these original wreaths... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2016 at serendipity
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I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me they are the role model for being alive. --- Gilda Radner Toony loves to play. When we first adopted her from the Humane Society, she was... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2016 at serendipity
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My little dog — a heartbeat at my feet. ~Edith Wharton I love my dogs. They protect me, watch over me, and provide endless amount of joy and amusement. Their favorite perch in the house is in the bench window... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2016 at serendipity
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Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love. ~Albert Einstein I love Valentine's Day. It is my favorite holiday. What's not to love about pink, red, lace, chocolate and smooches??? Here are a small selection of fun Valentine Crafts... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2016 at serendipity
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When you realize how perfect everything is you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky. ~Buddha I love rainbows. Aren't our children the treasure at the end of the rainbow? I love to knit with highly saturated... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2016 at serendipity