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In case you haven’t heard, CraftSanity Magazine Issue 9 is out and available at several independent newsstands and craft shops. Please see the list below to check for a store near you. (It’s not a bad idea to call ahead to reserve your copy.) If you don’t live in a place where you can buy […]
At long last, the CraftSanity Magazine Issue 9 Preorder Sale is on! Preorder your copy by Monday (6/24/13) and save a dollar off the cover price! I’m expecting the magazines back from the printer by Tuesday. The PDF edition will be available as an instant download from this site next week for $6. You can also sign […]
Posted: June 20th, 2013 under Crafting with Kids, CraftSanity Magazine, Crochet, Handmade Stories, Hexagons, Inspiration, Knitting, Magazines, News, Paper Piecing, Printmaking, Q&A, Quilting, Recipes, Sewing, Stitching.
I’m popping in to let you all know that I’m working on CraftSanity Issue 9 and will be headed to the printer soon. My sincere apologies for the delay. I LOVE working on the magazine and I’ve been twitching for months due to all the interruptions. When I agreed to take on a job advising […]
It’s been far too long since my last update, but I’ve had some important work to do for my family and the college students I advise. It would take me a long time to recap the events of the last couple months, so I’m just going to skip ahead and tell you that I’m working […]
Hello! I’m popping in to let you know that I made a special Holiday Edition of the CraftSanity Magazine just for you. It’s available as a instant download on the left sidebar of this page for just $5. This mini, ad-free issue features crochet, knitting, ornament-making and baking, too. The age of the contributors ranges […]
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 […]
Posted: November 11th, 2012 under Baking, Crafting with Kids, CraftSanity Magazine, Crochet, Embroidery, English Paper Piecing, Fall, Food, Jewelry, Knitting, Made in USA, Magazines, Paper Piecing, Q&A, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Stitching, weaving.
I’m taking a quick break from wrapping up work on CraftSanity Magazine Issue 8 and prepping for tomorrow night’s free craft event at Schuler Books to share a handmade story project I launched today in my newspaper column. I’m collecting handmade stories and started by sharing a story I wrote for Issue 4 of my […]
First off, thank you to those who posted and emailed kind words of encouragement after I expressed frustration in my last post. I’m very grateful for your support and understanding, and happy to report that I seem to have crafted my way out of my funk. Making stuff is such a wonderful way to reduce […]
Hello! I’m in the midst of last-minute prep for Maker Faire Detroit which is this weekend at The Henry Ford Museum, but I wanted to pop in here to let you all know that the PDF edition of CraftSanity Magazine Issue 7 is ready for instant download. You can purchase your copy below or by […]
My daughters were troopers yesterday and came along to deliver copies of CraftSanity Magazine Issue 7 to the post office and cool shops all over West Michigan. The sweltering heat inspired us to stop for slurpees during our 64-mile journey around town. It’s amazing how the taste of one of those frozen drinks can take […]
Hello! I’m very happy to report that CraftSanity Magazine Issue 7 is at the printer and will be headed to newsstands and mailboxes next week! Pre-order your copy by July 16 and save a dollar off the cover price. This issue is packed with summer craft ideas perfect for backyard fun with the kids and […]
Now that the print edition of CraftSanity Magazine issue 6 is in circulation, we’re ready to release the PDF edition. It features all the great projects from the print edition – including Maria Stout’s super cute felted crochet chick basket shown above – plus links to websites mentioned in the text. You can purchase an instant […]
We’ve been hard at work on issue 6 of the magazine and very happy to report that we’ll be picking it up from the printer March 23. You can reserve your copy here. This issue is packed with people and projects that I hope will inspire hours of creative time this spring. We’re covering everything […]
Today I invited some local designers and their friends and family to come and do a craft segment with me on WZZM’s “Take 5″ show this morning. It was fun to have local CraftSanity Magazine contributors Elizabeth, Rita and Cydney in the studio to show off the hat, cowl and scarf patterns featured in CraftSanity […]
When I started CraftSanity Magazine more than a year ago, I knew I wanted to print a collection of paper dolls with artistic and crafty themes. Since fine art illustration is not my strong suit, I recruited Rebecca Green, a local artist and illustrator, to make this a reality. To create a doll for each […]