Tag Archives: paper

Mixed Media Embroidery

Embroidery is a fantastic craft with seemingly unlimited potential to where an artist can take it. I love discovering new and fresh ways that embroidery is being used and developed. The Mixed Media Embroidery group on Flickr is a great … Continue reading

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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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The Handwritten Note

Since I’ve moved to Chicago, I’ve discovered a desire to keep in touch with friends through written snail mail.  I know, with email what’s the point?  I, personally, love tangible tokens of friendship and love.  Getting mail is an awesome … Continue reading

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Getting Ready For Christmas…..say what?

As we all know,  Christmas is on the brain a lot earlier for the crafty folk than the regular population!  It’s time to start thinking about gearing up for the busy season, designing new Christmas items, and being generally ahead … Continue reading

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Doily Dying

I was experimenting with dying paper doilies this weekend and I love the results!  The above doily is dyed using coffee.  I soaked the doily in about 1/4 cup of strong coffee for about 10 minutes.  I removed it very … Continue reading

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