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book review, journal

The Sweater Chop Shop

I was delighted when Debora of Storey Publishing asked me if I would like a copy of the The Sweater Chop Shop: Sewing One-of-a-kind Creations from Recycled Sweaters by Christina Ffrench. Would I ever! This book is lovely in every way. I really enjoy how instead of models, this book

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journal

Drumming up Drawing

This month’s issue of Craft Leftovers Monthly is all about drawing, so when I saw this flashback to issue 6 of Craftzine I just had to link up. In fact, using this method is how I made the coloring pages in the zine! I used watercolor pencils for the first

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book review

Weaving Unloomed!

This great new book by Diane Gilleland has 5 great projects for weaving without a loom. Each project is unique and interesting. It covers a lot of bases too, it’s not all one style or one type of project, each project uses a different method. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ It’s the perfect thing

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Crafty Business

20 Ways to Make Crafts Pay

Annette of CraftStew wrote up a great article on how to earn money from Crafts – ideas for businesses and income flows. She writes: “With today’s problematic economy, folks everywhere are searching for alternative ways to bring in extra income.  For crafters, our hobby provides an obvious source of extra cash. Four popular

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