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Late Night Card Making

I was finally back at the sewing machine today after a holiday and the subsequent washing and ironing. I worked through the day on my Couture dress, edge stitching the arms, shoulder seams and neck edge. 118 more words


Scrap: Writing about Horror

I got some new material this week for a scholarly article I’ve been mulling over for quite some time. The essay, titled—in my head—“The Real: a Psychoanalytic Approach to Body Horror,” would combine Slavoj Žižek’s interpretation of Jacques Lacan’s Order of the Real with squirmy, David Lynch-style scenes from literature and film in order to discuss how and why this horror subgenre affects us.


Love Hearts Card

I have a little step by step on how to make this card up on the Sarah Hurley blog today. It is a fun card that uses up some of those small scraps you end up with and also gets you use from die sets such as the heart one as I used on the card. 14 more words


Gift Tags

Quick as a flash little bitty gift tags where you can use all your off cuts. Every crafter I have met has a massive stash of scraps they keep for incidentals well now you can use them for profit or fun. 54 more words

Stampin Up

Karate Kid

I’ve been invited to a picnic on Saturday afternoon, so I happily packed my picnic kit – some wine, some snacks and a blanket to sit on – and off I went to enjoy a good time. 731 more words

The New Year

I remember I used to like new years and birthdays and other days celebrating the end of one period of time and the beginning of another. 275 more words