Site search

CraftSanity Newsletter

Subscribe to the CraftSanity email newsletter. We promise not to sell your address to anyone.

CraftSanity Magazine

Print
Issue 9 is available to order online and in stores.
PDF
Get the PDF (perfect for your printer, computer or iPad) of Issue 9 for $6 by ordering here. Add to CartView Cart
PDF
Get the PDF (perfect for your printer, computer or iPad) of this special holiday edition for $5 by ordering here. This issue is free to subscribers. If you are a subscriber (or sign up to be one), email jennifer@craftsanity.com to get your download code.
Add to Cart
View Cart
Print
Issue 8 is available to order online.
PDF
Get the PDF (perfect for your printer, computer or iPad) of Issue 8 for $6 by ordering here.
Add to Cart
View Cart
Print
Issue 7 is available to order online and in stores.
PDF
Get the PDF (perfect for your printer, comptuer or iPad) of Issue 7 for $6 by ordering here.
Add to Cart
View Cart

Print
Issue 6 is available to order online and in stores.
PDF
Get the PDF (perfect for your printer, computer or iPad) of Issue 6 for $6 by ordering here.
Add to CartView Cart

Print
Issue 5 is available to order online and in stores.
PDF
Get the PDF (perfect for your printer, computer or iPad) of Issue 5 for $6 by ordering here.
Add to Cart


Print
Issue 4 is available online and at select stores
PDF
Get the PDF (perfect for your printer, computer or iPad) of Issue 4 for $6 by ordering here
Add to Cart

Issue 3 of CraftSanity Magazine is now available.
Print
Order Issue 3 in print via Etsy
PDF
Get the PDF (perfect for your printer, computer or iPad) of Issue 3 for $6 by ordering here
Add to Cart


Issue 2
Some copies of issue 2 are still available.
Print
Order Issue 2 in print via Etsy
PDF
Get the PDF of Issue 2 for $6
Add to Cart


Issue 1
Some copies of Issue 1 are still available
Print
Order Issue 1 in print via Etsy
PDF
Get the PDF of Issue 1 for $6
Add to Cart

View Cart

Site menu:

Podcast archive

RSS My recent MLive.com craft columns

Support CraftSanity

Archives

Sponsors

I've created a line of wooden peg looms to make potholders and projects of other sizes. Read the story behind the looms and check out my etsy shop.

Subscribe

Support CraftSanity

CraftSanity Magazine Issue 4 Is On Sale!

Here it is! The Fall 2011 issue of CraftSanity Magazine is scheduled to hit the streets Sept 21 and I can’t wait to share it with you.  From the apple pie jam on the cover to the other sweet recipes and crafty treats inside, this issue has a little something for everyone who takes a DIY approach to life.

This issue features a whopping 20 projects, patterns and recipes to help you stay toasty warm this fall. I also sprinkled in some handmade stories and Q&As with emerging and established artists, crafters and a couple train-jumping musicians, too.

In this issue you’ll find patterns, recipes and tutorials to:

• Crochet lovely doily blankets, slippers, rugs, pillows and vintage inspired pot holders

• Knit cabled fingerless gloves, capelets for children and adults, tiny chickens and a feather patterned blanket with a story behind it

• Combine your knitting and crocheting skills to make a Granny Hybrid Hat

• Sew an apron and stuffed camel

• Make apple pie jam, apple butter, cinnamon sugar applesauce and try an illustrated recipe for freezer dills

• Whip up homemade soap and lotion and experiment with natural dyeing.

You’ll also get to meet Charlie, the potter, the fourth paper doll in our series, find out why it’s awesome to stitch like your granny.

Issue 4 featured artists, crafters and contributors include:
Lydia Adams
Rose Beerhorst
Dee Bellini
Larissa Brown
Jennifer Casa
• Cydney Colvig
Rebecca Green
Lisa Gutierrez
Anna Hrachovec
Sarah London
Julia Rothman
Amanda Blake Soule
Laura Stantz
Amy Stevenson
• And yours truly.

This is a fun issue, folks, and I hope you really enjoy it. (My proof copy is already tattered from overuse. :)

Print copies of the magazine are slated to ship Sept. 21. The PDF version of the magazine ($5) will be added as an instant download on the left sidebar of this website soon after.

I’m looking to get the magazine into more independent book and craft stores and need your help. So here’s the deal, if you convince your local yarn shop/book store/craft shop to stock CraftSanity Magazine, I’ll send you a personal thank you and a free magazine. To get in on this deal, all you have to do is have the shop owner tell me your name and address when he or she places an order of 10 magazines or more by October 15, 2011.

Thanks so much for your support!

Comments

Comment from abby glassenberg
Time: September 14, 2011, 1:14 pm

Looks amazing! You have a great list of contributors for this issue. So exciting!

Comment from jennifer
Time: September 14, 2011, 8:38 pm

Thanks, Abby. I’m grateful to be working with such a talented group of artists and crafters. : )

Comment from Beverly
Time: September 15, 2011, 4:52 pm

Looks like a great issue!

Comment from Connie
Time: September 22, 2011, 10:45 am

I will definitely talk to my LYS – its a very small shop but I think they would love the magazine.

Pingback from CraftSanity – A blog and podcast for those who love everything handmade » Enhanced PDF of CraftSanity Magazine Fall 2011 Issue 4 Now Available
Time: September 23, 2011, 1:34 pm

[...] about all the great projects and stories packed into this issue in my previous post and watch the video trailer here. Print copies of the new issue are available in my [...]

Pingback from granny square love :: reviews + giveaways + interviews «
Time: September 27, 2011, 10:08 pm

[...] CraftSanity Magazine – Issue 4 [...]

Pingback from CraftSanity – A blog and podcast for those who love everything handmade » Throw on a Giant Doily Blanket and Celebrate Your Granny Style
Time: September 28, 2011, 7:45 pm

[...] was love at first sight when Lisa Gutierrez sent me her Willow Doily Blanket pattern for CraftSanity Magazine issue 4. Isn’t it [...]

Comment from Knittingdigits
Time: September 30, 2011, 11:31 pm

Another fine issue! The article on crocheting a rag rug brought back nice memories of my great aunt Bessie, who made rugs like this, but generally oval rather than round. She almost always worked several center rounds and the last outer round in black, making a nice frame for the colorful main section of the rug. My favorite had the usual black center and edge with the body of the rug done in a purple print I may be mistaken but I think she sewed the ends of the fabric strips together.

Comment from janice johnson
Time: April 22, 2012, 7:22 pm

Please provide me with a telephone number so that I can phone you directly and pay for a subscription for your magazine Craftsanity. I love your magazine!!! however, I am old school and want to place my order with you over the phone. My phone number is 404-660-5865 celluar or 404-755-8138 home. Thanks.

Janice Johnson———- jocel59@bellsouth.net

Comment from Robbin
Time: July 4, 2013, 4:20 am

I’ve been surfing online more than three hours as of late, yet I by no means discovered any interesting article like yours. It is lovely worth sufficient for me. In my opinion, if all web owners and bloggers made good content as you did, the net can be much more useful than ever before.

Comment from fjr advisors san antonio
Time: July 4, 2013, 9:41 am

Every weekend i used to visit this web page, for the reason that i wish for enjoyment, since this this web page conations genuinely fastidious funny data too.

Comment from what is an online backup service
Time: December 18, 2013, 1:42 pm

At this time I am ready to do my breakfast, later than having my breakfast coming over again to read further news.

Comment from webpage
Time: January 14, 2014, 8:16 am

Twwo others that seem to bbe missing from a lot of
the good for yyou recipes is: ease and selection: both of which are offered up inn thhe Hungry Girl cook
books. There is a department on Free and Loww cost Help which
can’t allow specific referrals, but which points you in the right direction.
We have had oter pets since Maggie and fahed the same end-of-life decision years later with our two
springer spaniels.

Comment from schnell abnehmen am bauch
Time: January 26, 2014, 4:15 am

I’m no longer positive the place you’re getting your information, but good topic.
I must spend a while learning much more or figuring out more.
Thanks for wonderful info I was in search of this information
for my mission.

Comment from szkoła tańca dla dzieci warszawa
Time: February 12, 2014, 10:12 am

I am really glad to glance at this website posts which carries plenty of valuable information, thanks
for providing these kinds of data.

Comment from Fiston Telecharger
Time: February 16, 2014, 2:57 pm

Fantastic beat ! I would like to apprentice while you amend your site, how could i subscribe for a blog site?
The account aided me a acceptable deal. I had been a little bit acquainted of this your broadcast offered bright clear idea

Comment from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Uly3umgtpM
Time: February 17, 2014, 9:40 am

Someone bumped her arm and she spilled some cocktail on her shirt.
This automobile weighs 1525kgs when equated with the R8 V8 four.
Ferrari was going through a slump, the Delorean was made of tinfoil and no disrespect to the
French, but the Venturi was hardly a supercar thoroughbred.

Comment from subway surfers gratuit
Time: February 25, 2014, 9:40 am

If you want to get a good deal from this paragraph then you have to apply
such methods to your won weblog.

Comment from sports-illustrated-photo-shoot.tumblr.com
Time: March 19, 2014, 11:32 pm

Its like you read my mind! You appear to know a lot about this,
like you wrote the book in it or something.
I think that you can do with a few pics to drive the message home a bit, but
instead of that, this is magnificent blog. A
fantastic read. I will certainly be back.

Comment from argent facile
Time: March 21, 2014, 9:00 am

Yesterday, while I was at work, my cousin stole my iphone and tested
to see if it can survive a thirty foot drop, just so she can be a youtube sensation.
My iPad is now broken and she has 83 views. I know this is totally off topic but I had to share it with
someone!

Comment from code promo adult
Time: March 29, 2014, 12:10 am

you’re in point of fact a excellent webmaster.
The site loading speed is incredible. It kind of
feels that you’re doing any unique trick. Furthermore, The contents are masterwork.
you have done a magnificent task in this topic!

Comment from sme solutions
Time: April 17, 2014, 10:07 am

I think what you published made a ton of sense. However, what about this?
suppose you were to create a killer headline? I am not suggesting your content isn’t solid, but what if you added something to possibly get folk’s attention?
I mean CraftSanity – A blog and podcast for those who love everything handmade

Write a comment