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Santiago Atitlan: 1st Huipil Pattern

Santiago Atitlan is known for its purple and white striped huipils decorated with embroidered birds.  Sometimes the birds are embroidered within the gird pattern formed by the purple horizontal stripes, and other times the birds are embroidered freeform on top of the vertical stripes.   326 more words


UU Chalice with Hands Image for Word Art

The following image was originally designed for a New England Leadership School t-shirt.  Featuring the hands of the Rev. Amy Freedman and Peter Bowden, this image has become a favorite graphic and basis for making UU word art. 96 more words

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DIY Hula Hoop Wreath

I love wreaths. I love them even more when the wreaths are big and beautiful!

While browsing on Pinterest, I saw some lovely wreath projects made with hula hoops. 250 more words

Floral Necklines: Huipil Patterns

Quetzaltenango’s huipil patterns favor floral designs such as the violet design I have created below.  The floral designs ring the neckline of the huipil, and the three woven huipil panels are elaborately embroidered together with a matching floral pattern.   217 more words


Dyed Bead Necklace 

I love making jewellery and have more necklaces than I can ever wear, but that doesn’t stop me making more!

I bought a bunch of plain wood beads on eBay and wondered how they’d work if I tried dyeing them with ink? 95 more words

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Friday Fun: Altered Coffee Tin

Hi crafty folk, I hope that you are doing well :)

Todays share is a craft genre that I am totally engrossed in – Altered Art. 178 more words

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Oh That Martha...

In case your not aware of this yet…but REAL indoor plants are huge again!

I found this little honey of an idea from the craft guru herself Martha Stewart. 68 more words