After embroidering the front of the Beaded Wish, I wrote the short prose that will be given to my daughter. It was trimmed up a bit after this pic was taken. (Speaking of pic… my camera is dead and is only taking pics under extreme protest until new batteries are forthcoming.. as a result the […]
There was an international project a couple of years ago called the Beaded Prayer Project. The project itself was inspired by the African amulet idea of having parents, grandparents, friends, etc. giving a person they cared about a handmade amulet that could then be sewn onto a shirt (as shown here) or worn as a […]
The new quarterly CQ Magazine is up. Don't just drop by, RUN over and take a look. Some beautiful designs, lots of tips, lots of everything. After I read the current e-zine, I started looking in the archives at the earlier issues. What a find! Here is a wonderful page full of tutorials for making embroidered […]
A while back I visited Sandi's a beautiful craft blog and found that she has put up a wonderful tutorial for printing on cloth using fabric softener as a fixitive to keep the ink from fading or washing out. I tried for a long to time to re-find the site and this morning… voila' … […]
Thanks to Alice for reminding me that I had not put the pattern for the 3" Crocheted Heart! It's up now on the My Crochet Patterns page and if anyone finds a problem, please let me know and I will correct it…
Two weeks ago the powers that be decided that surgery was in my best interests on that day…grin Well, during the past couple of weeks, recuperation has been a bit slow… not to mention the very slow recovery of carrying on a decent conversation or having coherent thought processes .. grin But recovery is […]
Here's a link that has patterns and ideas for just about everyone. http://www.thecreativelife.tv/projects/projectssearch.asp?search=category&show=Sewing%20and%20Soft%20Crafts Check it out!