Category: Grand Rapids

CraftSanity on TV: Weaving with Fabric on Potholder and Other Peg Looms 5

CraftSanity on TV: Weaving with Fabric on Potholder and Other Peg Looms

Yesterday I did my weekly “Take Five” craft segment on weaving with fabric on potholder and other peg looms. (I admit I’m a bit obsessed with the topic right now.) I’ll be demonstrating this...

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First Step: Quit Day Job. Second Step: Make and Sell Wooden Potholder Looms

When I quit my day job in early July it was as traumatic as a birth. As I walked down the back “employees only” hallway the last time as an official staffer, I cried...

Fashion Designers of the World, tonight I will salute you with a dress made of newspaper 6

Fashion Designers of the World, tonight I will salute you with a dress made of newspaper

I’ve been blog silent lately because I’ve been stitching like mad in preparation for tonight’s Recycled Runway event tonight at the UICA in Grand Rapids. I made a dress out of newspaper. It took...

A knitting love story & a behind-the-scenes look at my upholstery adventure 1

A knitting love story & a behind-the-scenes look at my upholstery adventure

I’ve been very busy writing loads of stories for my newpaper. Here’s a look at today’s crafty offerings that might be of interest. My art & craft column is a knitting love story &...