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Inspiration | 5 Artistic Craft Ideas

Inspiration | 5 Artistic Craft Ideas

What about some paper weaving, fabric appliqu, making your own twine and then decorating some envelopes? Today’s link love will lead you to five artistic craft ideas that I think are awesome and worth your time. So remember: Too much of a good thing can be wonderful. Mae West Five Awesome Craft Ideas A Weaving […]

Making a fabric journal cover

Making a fabric journal cover

I’ve been working toward more book binding for over a year now, but it is a very slow process for me because it includes so many steps. First I started to decorate pages made from old envelopes and couldn’t stop. I have so many I will be putting together several awesome art journals this autumn. […]

Owl Embroidery on Artist Trading Card

Owl Embroidery on Artist Trading Card

Way back when I did this year’s DIY Postcard Swap I also arranged another swap for some very creative Swedish ladies. We exchanged embroidered artist trading cards. I actually set the swap up via a group on FB, and it worked out just fine with about 35 participants from all around Sweden (plus one in […]

Heart Mini Quilts | May You Find Love

Heart Mini Quilts | May You Find Love

♥ HeArt Mini Quilt II. ♥ HeArt Mini Quilt III. This week I will put both of these Art Quilts into my now almost empty Etsy Shop. If you would like to be notified when the shop is filled with fun stuff to buy please register for the not sent very often Newsletter! I hope […]

Patchwork on Sweater

Patchwork on Sweater

I could make a whole blog about my mom and fill it with mom craft projects. She makes a lot of things all the time too, just like me. She thinks I’m the productive one, but I have strong competition in my own mom. Recently she hand sewed a couple of patches of fabric to […]

Ribbon Embroidery on lavender bags

Ribbon Embroidery on lavender bags

I’ve been making small lavender bags in white fabric, filling them with dried lavender flowers from my parents garden. When you bring the flowers out, they are still lilac and smells very strong, but put in the bag the smell gets more subtle and it is pure lovely. I’ve been experimenting with how to decorate […]

Quilting book from 1978

Quilting book from 1978

I got this great book from my mother about applique, patchwork and quilting by Elsie Svenns. It’s a second hand book from 1978 and it has some inspiring colour and b/w photos. There’s lots of orange and brown of course (hello 1970!), but I like it a lot. The techniques are old but still applicable […]