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Glass Paw Print

So now that I’m home, I tested my glass skills without the aid of my teacher. Advertisements

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Badge Help – Photography #26

While earning the Photography merit badge PiPas not only practice their photography skills, they also look at the history of photography.  Requirement 26 has them research two individuals that impacted photography.  While Joseph Nicephore Niepce is created as inventing photography,  … Continue reading

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How to sew on merit badges

Over the last 8 years I have spent many hours sewing on merit badges.  I went back and looked, Lily has earned over 100 merit badges, 45 service stars and countless fun patches.  I have always used invisible thread on … Continue reading

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Badge Help – Freedom Seekers #10

Who was John W. Anderson?  A quick Google search provided multiple answers. Commodore John William Anderson was the longest serving captain of the SS United States John W Anderson,  Automotive Hall of Fame member, and prolific inventor. Sheriff John W … Continue reading

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Glass craft

This summer I had the opportunity to take a glass crafting class.  I have always loved stained glass, and while this is not stained glass, it is a pre-requisite to the stained glass craft that I would love to learn … Continue reading

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AHG Badge Help – Insect-a Inspect-a #17

Now that I’m home from summer camp I dream of knitting. But instead of relaxing with the rhythm of the needles, I’m preparing for our troop’s PiPa Badge Bash.

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Sea Turtle

  With summer coming to a close, this sea turtle is ready to make a splash in the ocean. I began with a free pattern written by Rebecca Olsen.  The pattern in knitted in pieces and required a bit more … Continue reading

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