Tag: handmade

journal

Meet me At the Maker Faire!

I’m sitting on my friend’s couch right now…. no big… except that my friend’s couch is in San Francisco! Jason and I packed the car on Tuesday and have done an epic cross country journey to get here. 33 hours, 3 mountain ranges, and holy moly I’m glad we opted

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howto, nosew, patterns & tutorials

How To: Craft Stamped Thank you Cards

The littlest of leftovers are often the hardest to work with. What do you do with one foot of yarn? A single lone button? Well, I came across these two fun ideas and decided to join them together to make my own leftovers project that uses up those littlest of bits.

I still owe some family members thank you cards from my birthday in April so these will be going into the mail as soon as this post is up!

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wardrobe redress

Redress: Butterick Dress Part 2

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Hopefully this will be the last part before the finishing post. Taking your generous advice, I went with option 3. After thinking about it, the gathers with the gathered fabric would have looked frumpy for sure. I think the nice, straight cotton is perfect. Plus, once I cut it out, the landscape of flowers was just too perfect.

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clm, journal, vol2

April Craft Leftovers Monthly!

March and all its dreary weather has flown by with the help of some plushy goodness. Now April is just around the corner and Craft Leftovers Monthly is here to help usher in the spring season! :: Bike riding :: Basket making is the prominent theme (recycled paper and reed weaving projects)

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clm, vol2

March Craft Leftovers Monthly!

This month Craft Leftovers Monthly is taking a nice long look into the world of plush! Recycled stuffing, knitting, crochet, stitching, and a little corned beef and cabbage for good measure! Lions, Tigers, and Bears, oh my! +Knit a panda bear +Crochet a Tiger Cat +Stitch a Lion from the

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clm, vol2

February Craft Leftovers Monthly!

I’m happy to tell you that despite an ice storm, Craft Leftovers Monthly is in the shop! You can get this months issue here or sign up for a subscription here. Available in Print and Digital editions in the Craft Leftovers Shop.    This month is full of great tutorials,

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