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CraftSanity on TV: Take kids drawing to make softie trees, leaves 1

CraftSanity on TV: Take kids drawing to make softie trees, leaves

On this week’s “Take Five & Company” craft TV segment I demonstrated how to make the Sofie Leaf Tutorial I designed for the current issue of Petite Purls. Download the instructions and give it...

CraftSanity on TV: Paper bead making 5

CraftSanity on TV: Paper bead making

Recycled Jewelry: On this segment, I’ll show you how to transform magazines, catalogs, newspaper, junk mail and scrapbook paper into fun and inexpensive paper beads.

CraftSanity on TV: English Paper Piecing & a Stitch N’ Pitch Ticket Giveaway 5

CraftSanity on TV: English Paper Piecing & a Stitch N’ Pitch Ticket Giveaway

Hi folks. Here’s the video clip from my latest “Take Five & Company” craft segment. If you’re local, I hope to see you at the “Stitch N’ Pitch” event at the West Michigan White...

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CraftSanity on TV: Working with Leather

After a week of exploring the art of leather craft, I’ve gained a whole new appreciation for those who spend hours pounding and carving raw leather into beautiful saddles, belts, kid toys and other...

CraftSanity on TV: Preview of Fulton Street Artisans Market 1

CraftSanity on TV: Preview of Fulton Street Artisans Market

Here’s a look at some of the handmade made goods you’ll find at this Sunday’s Fulton Street Artisans Market. There will be more than 60 vendors, many representing Etsy West Michigan, selling everything from...

CraftSanity on TV: Rug hooking 0

CraftSanity on TV: Rug hooking

Here is a video of Jennifer’s appearance on Take Five & Company where she showed rug hooking. Learn to hook a flower mug rug at a rug hooking workshop with Sally Charnley and Jennifer...

Grand Rapids to host worldwide art competition 1

Grand Rapids to host worldwide art competition

Grand Rapids will be hosting a worldwide ArtPrize competition this fall that will turn the city into a gallery. The public gets to vote on the art, and there will be $500,000 in prize...

CraftSanity on PBS show “Knit and Crochet Today”: Enter to win DVD set of show 44

CraftSanity on PBS show “Knit and Crochet Today”: Enter to win DVD set of show

It’s been about a year since I drove to Detroit PBS to visit the set where “Knit & Crochet Today” was taping with host, Brett Bara, and guests Kristin Nicholas and Drew Emborsky, a.k.a....