Monthly Archive: July 2008

10

A New Apron and an Apology

Sadly, today is the last day of my vacation from work. I have so much more to do before I head back to the office, but I thought I’d post a picture of the...

10

Printmaking At Long Last!

When I met local printmaker, Alynn Guerra last summer, I got inspired to try my hand at the art form. I bought supplies right after I interviewed Alynn for CraftSanity episode 65, but kept...

5

A New Apron

This is the latest addition to my apron in my collection. I bought it from Lisa Price of Artgoodies fame at Saturday’s sample sale. It’s made out of a block printed tea towel and...

9

32

About a month ago I told a friend that I thought I was in pretty good shape compared to most 32-year-olds. I realized my gaffe immediately, but it was too late. He was laughing...

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A Sample Sale For You Lovely Locals!

If you’re looking to pick up some excellent artsy goods at sample sale prices, be sure to check out tomorrow’s joint sale featuring products by Lisa over at Artgoodies and Shelly at K Studio....

8

Creative Distractions

Do you ever wish you could drop everything and embroider your favorite song lyrics all over a skirt or something? Okay, maybe it’s just me. : ) I’m on a newspaper deadline until tomorrow...

9

Paper Piecing & More Quilt Love

I’ve been interviewing a lot of quilters lately which has given me a wonderful opportunity to see some fantastic quilts. I’ve always loved quilts and seem to deepen my appreciation for them every time...

6

‘Doublestitch’ = Sexy, Fun Crochet

In their book, “Doublestitch: Designs for the Crochet Fashionista,” twin sisters, Erika and Monika Simmons, make a serious case that crochet is sexy. And thanks to these talented Chicago designers a wider audience will...