Monthly Archives: October 2010

Hot Chocolate

It is getting colder and colder out there. The wind is blowing hard and I feel winter on its way. This isn’t all bad to me, because winter usually means one thing: hot chocolate! I can’t drink it any other … Continue reading

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Not Crafty but Creative

I have been singing my whole life but I’ve never really had the confidence to just go for it. And when I say go for it I mean take some classes and see where it takes me. I’ve sung in … Continue reading

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Featured Stitcher: Lucky Jackson

Lucky Jackson has been one of my favorite embroiderers for a long time. I like the combination of black stitching and patterned/colored backgrounds. I really enjoy it when embroidery is made to look like a drawing or sketch. I also … Continue reading

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Lampshade Makeover Round-Up

We have had a fairly boring ol’ lamp hanging around our house for the past year or so. When I picked it up I told myself that I was going to re-do it right away, well we all know that … Continue reading

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Stitched Lettering

One of my favorite things to embroider is words. I like trying new fonts, threads, and styles. Besides making, I also admire beautifully stitched words. Here are some that I’m loving this week: doe-c-doe kittykill savvymojo forestine OhHiShop raccooncat creations

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Sewn Paper Doily Garland Tutorial

A little bit back I did this post on dying paper doilies. Now, I’m bringing you a project utilizing those dyed doilies. I have found that making sewn paper garlands are addicting to make! They’re simple, the possibilities are endless … Continue reading

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Five Gross Halloween Projects

So, I really like Halloween and I also really like gross things. I love gross horror movies, fake guts, you name it. Maybe it’s because I always wanted to be a special effects make-up artist and, who knows, maybe I … Continue reading

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