Tag: winter

clm, vol2

Craft Leftovers Monthly Zine: Volume 3, Issue 02!

Ah such sweet musings of late winter, crafting, and *haaaa-chooooooo*. Umm, excuse me…where was I…ah, yes . . .and being sick. Seriously, I’ve been fighting some kind of cold/sinus/ear/throat/infection since Christmas. It never fails that I get sick while I’m at my parents’. And, funny enough, my mom gets sick when she comes to visit us.

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nosew, patterns & tutorials

How To: Pomanders!

Though I’ve always thought pomanders were a great idea, it wasn’t until yesterday that I actually made my own! It was one of the activities at the Winter Art Camp at the Octagon Center for the Arts. I was invited to stay after my activitiy was over and join in

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journal

Yule Logs @ the Octagon Art Camp

{Beth is the in the middle here and is the art education director at the Octagon. She’s a super talented resourceful artist and it has been a pleasure getting to know her. She is an Ames C.art member too :) } I love helping with art camps at the Octagon!

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journal

Grand Opening Sale!

Hooray it’s here! It’s today! The Winter issue of Craft Leftovers Monthly is on sale. Subscriptions are on sale! Box sets of Volume 1 are available! And everything in the new shop is 15% off today and tomorrow (calculated at checkout automatically, no code required). And when you place your

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journal

New Shop, Winter issue of CLM, and new Kits!

Grand Opening Celebration for CraftLeftovers.com/Shop is this Sunday and Monday, November 15th and 16th! Every month over the last year I have been continually wowed by the amount of subscriptions sold and the amount of orders placed. I realized that Craft Leftovers had out grown etsy and artfire. So I

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embroidery, fabric, journal, patterns & tutorials

Recycled Peace Ornaments

I have never really been a fan of decorating for holidays though, so I wanted something that could be used for a season. Winter Season. I like decorating for the season instead of the holiday. I guess I feel like it allows me to enjoy what I’ve done a little longer.

This project calls for felt and just about any will work great, but I really like using recycled sweaters and hence the name. I have a stash of old felted sweaters and this just seemed to call for soft white and red cabled felt.

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