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A Chance to Win Nostalgems Dome Pendant Kits

Nostalgems, sponsor of CraftSanity episode 94, is hosting a contest on its Facebook page. Here are the details: Feeling a little low as the worldwide recession gets worse? Well brush up on your Francais...

At last we’re announcing the winners of books by Daniel Vosovic and Alicia Paulson 3

At last we’re announcing the winners of books by Daniel Vosovic and Alicia Paulson

Congratulations to Kristin, of seemommysew.wordpress.com, who won a copy of Alicia Paulson’s “Stitched in Time: Memory-Keeping Projects to Sew and Share From the Creator of Posie Gets Cozy.” Kristin wrote: “I’m not sure, but...

CraftSanity on TV: Making pincushions 5

CraftSanity on TV: Making pincushions

Hi, Jeff Haywood, Jennifer’s husband here, Jennifer was on Take Five & Company on WZZM showing how to make pincushions this morning. Jennifer was inspired by Jen Segrest’s bottlecap pincushion instructions in the book...

CraftSanity on TV: Quick projects to keep you and your house warm 2

CraftSanity on TV: Quick projects to keep you and your house warm

Jennifer was on Take Five & Company today to show how to transform socks into a dog-themed rice pack (fun to make with kids), stitch up some rice-filled flannel hand warmers and make a...

CraftSanity on TV: Making knotted hemp necklaces 7

CraftSanity on TV: Making knotted hemp necklaces

Today on Take Five & Company, I showed how to make knotted hemp necklaces. (I will have more about the necklaces soon). I brought some glass pendants made by Steven Wheeler to incorporate into...

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Jennifer on TV: Homemade clothes for Blythe dolls

Check Sunday for instructions on how to make this outfit. Today on WZZM’s Take Five & Company (see video below), I showed how to make clothes and accessories for Blythe dolls, including handmade dresses...

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Jennifer talks snowflakes on TV

Hi, Jeff here. Jennifer was on WZZM-13’s “Take Five” again talking about snowflakes. Here is the 3D snowflake project that she shared on air. And if you are having a snow day like us,...

Video: Jennifer talks crafts on ‘Take 5’ 6

Video: Jennifer talks crafts on ‘Take 5’

Hi. Jeff, Jennifer’s husband here. Jennifer is out doing an interview, but she wanted share these videos from here appearance on “Take 5 & Company” Friday morning on WZZM-13. She talked about handmade items...

VIDEO: Low-brow Pillows Just In Time for X-mas 2

VIDEO: Low-brow Pillows Just In Time for X-mas

I went to the UICA Holiday Artists Market yesterday in Grand Rapids, Mich. and met Ryan Greaves, a 22-year-old graphic designer who was selling pillows that will either make you laugh or roll your...

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Video: Talking Thanksgiving crafts on ‘Take Five & Company’

Below is the video from my appearance on “Take Five & Company” on WZZM-13. Check out the directions for these projects.

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Jennifer talks Halloween crafts on WZZM’s ‘Take Five’

Jeff Haywood here (husband of Jennifer). Here’s a video from Jennifer’s appearance on “Take Five” on Thursday. It appears the first part of the video has been cut off. She’ll have more details later....

Time to Spiff Up CraftSanity 4

Time to Spiff Up CraftSanity

Happy Saturday, everyone! Things might be a little wonkie with the website this weekend because Jeff is going to be converting this site to a new blog tool. You can check out the old...