Top 10 Craft Blogs

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This week I was contacted to write a top 10 craft blogs list at blogs.com as a guest writer.
It was really hard to narrow down my list to just 10 but I added a few of my must-reads and … Read More...

Japanese-motif soaps

la103378_1207_soap_l1Martha Stewart has a tutorial on making these beautiful Japanese print soaps, which are perfect for hostess gifts or when you need a quick present!  Find the instructions here.

Plain/fancy CQ seam treament from SharonB

cqIf you watch SharonB’s “CQ Detail” series over on Pin Tangle blog, you see plenty of lovely seam treatments that deserve to be emulated. I’m giving this one special mention because I love the way it demonstrates the power of color…

Hook up some brooches

hookedWow. Look what Mary Stanley of Art Spirit has been hooking! Here’s a nifty modern use for your traditional wool-strip rug-hooking skills. Mary says,

…hooked circles that will be pins or flowers. This group I hooked on burlap, trimmed and glued the sides…