Quilts are ‘objects of desire’

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I like finding quilts where you least expect them, like the one I spied in a current issue of ELLE Decor magazine. On their “Style Sheet” page the author shows readers a modern-looking quilt and explains they are part of a collection of limited edition quilts created by Jessica … Read More...

Creative Way To Store Your Jewelry

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I think I might have just found my next project. These Jewelry holders are made using wine glasses and drawer pulls. I have been looking at drawer pulls/handles every night for about a week as I am in the process … Read More...

Lion and Lamb for March

Lion and Lamb for March
Have you heard the old saying “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb?” Where I live, that is usually true… Although sometimes March not only comes in like a lion, it also goes out like … Read More...

Tutorial: Fringe trimmed tank top

Tutorial: Fringe trimmed tank top Tutorial: Fringe trimmed tank top

Alida from Alida Makes shares a tutorial at The Sewing Rabbit showing how you can make this fun fringe tank top.  I love the movement that fringe gives to a garment!  By adding just the … Read More...

DIY Embossed Tin Foil

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Hey Indie Crafters! Here’s a project that I posted on my own personal blog, that I thought you might like!

The other day I wanted to play around and do a “just for fun” project/technique. So I grabbed my Spellbinders … Read More...

Shamrock Shake Cupcake

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It is a shamrock shake kind of day. Here is the shake in a cupcake form that you can surprise the kids with for St. Patrick’s Day. They’ll be in heaven with this cupcake and the homemade shamrock shake posted … Read More...

DIY: Iron-On Letter Sweatshirt

iron one lettersHere is a tutorial that will show you how to use iron on letters on a sweatshirt or T-shirt.  I have used iron on letters many times and they are extraordinary.  I have never had a problem laundering these letters … Read More...

Project: Mixed Media Banner

Project: Mixed Media Banner

Do you need a banner for your blog? Don’t purchase one, make your own. The Crafty Individuals blog shares step by step photo directions from Coco for a large mixed media scene banner. She used a combination of stencils, paste, … Read More...

Tips: Landscape quilts

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Cathy at Patchworks that Praise combines piecing, applique and painterly skills to make beautiful landscape quilts. An author as well, check out her latest book, Lovely Landscape Quilts (Dec 2014, Fons and Porter). I found on her site a tip page where she shares some of her techniques. … Read More...

A coffee cup, you can eat

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KFC Britain, in what could be a brilliant marketing strategy, has come up with a coffee cup that you don’t need to throw into a rubbish bin once you have finished the coffee.

Instead, you can eat the cup.

To me, … Read More...

Tutorial: Recycled jeans pencil bags

Tutorial: Recycled jeans pencil bags Tutorial: Recycled jeans pencil bags

Jill from Creating My Way To Success shares a tutorial showing how you can make a zippered pencil pouch out of a pair of jeans.  The jeans back pocket gets repurposed as a pocket on the … Read More...