Monthly Archives: August 2010

Make a Spool Bird

The Project: There is a very cute bird softie project over on Spool Sewing that I fell in love with the instant I saw it. Right away I made a trial bird, in pink and yellow— a week later she … Continue reading

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Join a movie-themed embroidery swap: the Phat Quarter

The Project I have ❤‘d Mr X Stitch loooongtime, but didn’t have the nerve to join one of their FFF of F (Fifth Friday Festival of Fabulousness) swaps until now. The theme this time is Movies…something I have not had … Continue reading

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Fill a sketchbook

August 9 : : I can’t walk into a newsagent or art supply shop without buying a sketchbook, it seems. Never mind that there are ten, twelve, maybe 15 empty ones waiting at home…the new sketchbook, with its pristine cover, … Continue reading

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a craft mission : : from Hell to Breakfast

“From Hell to Breakfast” means “from one end to the other,” or “from top to bottom,” or “from start to finish”. It’s about my art and craft materials stash, the quest to find projects and ways of using it all … Continue reading

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