On Monday I had the fantastic experience of introducing some of my friends at work to the wonderful world of mixed media collage.
Using this altered spoon tutorial as a starting point, my enthusiastic group of “students” spent [...]
I don’t know how to crochet, but that doesn’t stop me from appreciating the artistry and technique of this craft. Many of the vintage garments I collect come embellished with a touch of crochet or tatted lace, adding to their allure and loveliness. And so, when I happened upon these vintage how-to booklets [...]
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“In the Reference List is given a list of addresses of dressmakers who we know are satisfactory both as to fit and finish. All the addresses given are places that we know personally or through friends. All are reliable and make things that are [...]
So excited to be heading to California soon for the Spellbound art event put on by the ever elegant and inspiring Debbie Murray and Shea Fragoso of A Gilded Life. I am busy putting together my totes for the vintage trim swap, and have so enjoyed rediscovering hidden treasures in my stash – looking [...]
I while back I signed up to participate in Karla’s Faerie Book Swap. Each participant was to make 8 pages for a book with a faerie theme. All the pages get sent to Karla, and she then mixes and matches various pages from everybody to make each of us a book, featuring her original artwork [...]
I finally finished the batch of cuff bracelets for my friend Kelli’s shop – A Journey From Junk. I’m pretty happy with how they turned out. I loved using the vintage flour/feedsack fabric for the base, and had fun embellishing them with lace, french knots and vintage buttons.
I delivered [...]
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