Sunday, June 07, 2009
Crafty Blogger Blurbs
About Family Crafts Have you played along with my Make-It-Over Craft Challenge yet? What would you make out of this ordinary object?
Alexa Westerfield a.k.a. Swelldesigner Swelldesigner shares all week on her blog tales from SF Bay Maker Faire 2009 starting off with her Bizarre Bazaar experience!
Blisstree Arts You can never know too many tricks for painting background fabrics!
Cathie Filian You still have time to whip up a handmade gift for your Pop, Grandpa or Hubby and Cathie Filian has over 12 ideas!
Craftside-A behind-the-scenes peek at a crafty world Craftside wins Editor's Choice at Maker Faire-see lots of pictures from the fabulous event, the latest episode of Look, Learn & Create has a tutorial on how to make needle felted flowers from recycled wool sweaters, some excellent exercises to relieve back stress (what crafter couldn't use those), a free knitted leaf pattern and some cool quilt dish!
Crafty Princess Diaries What are your thoughts on retail and the off-line world today when it comes to craft stores and just in general?
CraftyPod Sister Diane muses on how we crafters can help keep our favorite websites, magazines, and TV shows alive in a tough economy.
Cross Stitch at About.com Check out Connie's Photo of the Week - it's one of her recent finishes and in her favorite medium - variegated floss.
Naughty Secretary Club It's terrarium week over at Naughty Secretary Club and Jen is celebrating with a kitschy terrarium style picture frame tutorial! Grab your mini garden gnomes and glitter and stop on by!
Stefanie Girard's Sweater Surgery Recycled Sweater Necklace brought to you by the new book-Feltique and the letter "O"
The Artful Crafter How to make a wall hanger for a heavy plate or tile.
The Crochet Dude Drew reviews Vickie Howell's new book "Pop Goes Crochet" and shows off his design for a driver's cap from page 18.
Vickie Howell Hey, stitch fanatics! Dig movies? Love knit & crochet wear? Check in with Vickie's blog every week for Movie Mondays; posts with pictures from your favorite flicks and pattern suggestions for making similar, show stopping pieces. This week's feature: The Shining!