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CraftSanity Magazine Issue 8 Preorder Preview Sale

The CraftSanity Magazine Issue 8 Preorder Sale is on! Preorder your copy by Wednesday (11/14/12) and save a dollar off the cover price!

You can also sign up for a CraftSanity Magazine subscription and have the next 4 issues automatically mailed to your home.

Here’s a preview of the fun projects, stories and recipes featured in this issue:

Crochet wrist warmers by Lisa Gutierrez from goodknits.com.

A stylin’ fall hat by Alessandra Hayden of Just Be Happy Crochet.

Lost Highway Knitted Shawl by Ann Weaver of Weaverknits

Pom-pom & Tassel Garland by Cydney Colvig

Plaster casting ornament tutorial by Cara O’Brien of O’Brien Objects

A stuffed turkey pincushion tutorial inspired by Grand Rapids crafter Julie Lewis

Woven bangle bracelet tutorial by Abby Haywood, 8, a CraftSanity Vice President of Fun

A quilt story, Q&A and project from Amanda Jean Nyberg and Cheryl Arkison, authors of “Sunday Morning Quilts”

The CraftSanity Kids beginning spinning adventure with Margaret Jager, president of the Woodland Weaver & Spinners Guild

Delicious chocolate compost bark recipe by Lucy Baker, author of “Edible DIY: Simple, Giftable Recipes to Savor & Share”

Art & and embroidery design by Rebecca Green

Fall flowers crochet cowl by Edie Eckman author of the new book “Connect the Shapes Crochet Motifs”

As you can see there’s a lot in this issue including a fun story and embroidery pattern from Aneela Hoey, a great gingerbread recipe and  new Q&A with Yvette Van Boven about her book “Home Made Winter,” my daughter Amelia’s Chocolate Chip Buttermilk Pancake recipe for kids and my veggie chili recipe. There’s also a guide by Cydney Colvig on how to copy a favorite garment. We cloned my favorite dress for this issue.

Whew! I think I covered it all. You can preorder your copy of Issue 8 here. As I mentioned above… if you order by Wednesday (Nov. 14) you save a dollar off the cover price. The $6 PDF edition will be available for instant download on Friday (Nov. 16). I will be posting a list of shops that will be stocking the new issue as soon as I get those delivered.

** I will be selling weaving looms and copies of Issue 8 and all the back issues at Sass Fest, from noon – 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17, at 106 Gallery, 106 S. Division Ave., in Grand Rapids. Stop by if you can. I’m expecting this to be a really fun event. (Read my column about the event here.)

Happy crafting and thanks so much for your support!

- Jennifer

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Comment from Jess
Time: November 11, 2012, 12:31 pm

Ooh! Can’t wait for the pdf!!! BTW, if you ever considered a pdf subscription I would definitely be down for that. I like to have the pdf copies to keep on my Nook so they’re always handy when I need them!!

Comment from Elizabeth
Time: November 16, 2012, 3:42 pm

I’m glad I read this in time! I hope to stop by tomorrow. Hoping you are well! :)

Comment from Marita Lockamy
Time: November 21, 2012, 2:17 am

Hey,the CraftSanity Magazine is powerful.Pretty knitting various trinkets.Gloves like the winter she was warm hand, whenever and wherever, let me feel warm.I like this glove.

Comment from Benh Xa Hoi
Time: January 5, 2013, 10:18 pm

That’s good :)

Comment from Qi Pao
Time: January 7, 2013, 11:02 pm

i am very love handmade stuff from traditional skills, such as handmade knitted accessories as above or crafts from ethnic people. your article is great, and in China, we also have lots of great art & crafts, for examples, Cheongsam, Chinese art jewelry etc. enjoy handmade, enjoy life.

Comment from Loquat
Time: January 11, 2013, 9:58 am

Beautiful pics, and specially i like the cute turkey pincushion :)

Comment from tagheuerwatches
Time: July 17, 2013, 4:38 am

When I was a kid, I also like to knit, I think this is very interesting, now grown up not knitting

Comment from KAIIZHANG
Time: July 22, 2014, 12:13 pm

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