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London Bus pin cushion review by Crafty Nana

I bought this kit from Hobby Craft a while back and it came in this adorable little

pink box which could be described as a mini suitcase to keep everything in. 573 more words


Fabric butterflies and moths

There is a big gap forming between what I’m doing each day and the speed I get here to show it!

I’ve been busy lately making fabric butterflies and moths for an upcoming… 115 more words


Tuesday Tip - Get Published

Have you seen the Autumn 2016 issue of Haute Handbags Magazine?


I have a 6-page article featuring me and my original denim purses! How did I get my work showcased in a national publication? 97 more words

Textile Art

Crochet Beaded Bracelets

My friend Gina sent me a link about two years ago showing some crocheted bracelets with button closures – so cute! I figured out the pattern, found different sized buttons, crocheted about twenty bracelets in varying lengths (multi-wraps are fun!), used jewelry o-rings to attach charms midway and started handing them out to friends on my travels. 571 more words


Making an Embroidery Sampler

One of my favorite embroidery activities is making a sampler.  I use samplers to try a new stitch, or to see how certain colors work on a specific background or just because I want to “doodle” without committing to a large project. 185 more words


Badges, baby!

This may explain more of my psychology than I should share, but I love badges. Love them! I’m a total sucker for badge programs, which explains why I joined… 281 more words