Category Archives: sewing & fabric arts

i love feeling fabric between my fingers and dreaming about what it can become…

craft magazines, part 3 of 3: candlewick you say?

when i was looking through hands magazine, this article caught my eye… and as i mentioned before, it had nothing to do with the tea cozy, but everything to do with the word “candlewick.” let me rewind a bit. years … Continue reading

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jacqueline hunter – “made by hand”

you might recall that i visited a craft show last month.  the show was “made by hand” and it was well run with a nice mix of artisans and crafters. i saw the organizer of the show, jacqueline hunter, prior … Continue reading

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quick fix: wreath holder doohickey

last year, after the holidays, i took down my old wreath and holder only to find that the metal had scraped some of the paint off my front door. this was caused by the little bit of jostling that happened … Continue reading

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here’s what i got at the show

here are the things i got at the made by hand show. some mitten clips… { by gotcha covered baby } i harassed the poor lady about these clips, making sure they were stainless steel. the ones i bought last … Continue reading

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my marimekko chair featured on *always mod*

remember my marimekko project? it was featured today on the always fab always mod blog, a blog dedicated to marimekko. click through to read about other projects too, all using the same print of marimekko. the lumimarja  print is shown, below, in … Continue reading

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