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Textile Love: Mending a quilt

Textile Love: Mending a quilt

I consider myself a collage artist and book maker first, but I also have this huge love for textile art. I do everything from quilting to embroidery, slow stitch, knitting, crochet, wall hangings from textiles – those kind of things and more… Is this something you are interested in too? I’ve been thinking lately about […]

My Postcard Piles from Previous Years!

My Postcard Piles from Previous Years!

I sent out a Newsletter yesterday announcing that the 12th of April is the last day to join the DIY Postcard Swap and obviously confused those that didn’t notice it was a Newsletter sent to the entire list. If you have signed up correctly, no need to worry right now. It will be at least […]

Vlogmas & DIY Christmas Wreath

Vlogmas & DIY Christmas Wreath

It’s almost Christmas and I just wanted to pop in here to wish you all a very Merry Christmas holiday, if you celebrate it, and if not, a lovely couple of days free from work hopefully. I had lots of grand plans for this month, to decorate at t home and to make several Christmas […]

Pink and orange wrist warmers

Pink and orange wrist warmers

Properly practiced, knitting soothes the troubled spirit, and it doesn’t hurt the untroubled spirit either. Elizabeth Zimmerman I love wearing wrist-warmers when I sit by the computer and write blog posts. My hands often gets really cold, and even with a thick sweater it’s the fingertips (and nose) that gets cold in the winter. That […]

Make Jewelry from Wood Beads

Make Jewelry from Wood Beads

A great Summer Craft Idea, is bringing out a bowl of painted wood beads, and stringing them together to make wood bead jewelry. Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter won’t mind. Doktor Seuss Slow down with beading You can sit down by […]

Customized Note Pad for quick scribbles

Customized Note Pad for quick scribbles

Today I’ll share a quick tips on how to create a customized Note Pad Cover. You know the cheap kind that have ugly covers but are still great to use? Well, I like those too. But I do think everything that is not already handmade will be better if it’s personalized, altered, or customized in […]