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CraftSanity Episode 28 Stitch 'N Bitch with Debbie Stoller

CraftSanity Episode 28 Stitch 'N Bitch with Debbie Stoller

Tune in this week for a chat with Debbie Stoller, the co-creator of Bust magazine and author of the “Stitch ‘N Bitch” books that have inspired thousands to pick up their needles and start...

CraftSanity Episode 27 Tie One On" with Artist Amy Karol

CraftSanity Episode 27 Tie One On" with Artist Amy Karol

Amy Karol knows what it’s like to land a great job, only to go work and feel like something is seriously wrong. After graduating from the University of Oregon with a degree in interior...

CraftSanity Episode 26 Adorn yourself with crafty editor Linda Permann

CraftSanity Episode 26 Adorn yourself with crafty editor Linda Permann

Linda Permann is living the ultimate crafty girl’s dream in the Big Apple. She’s the 26-year-old craft and decorating editor for Adorn magazine, SOHO’s latest craft publication that just hit newsstands this summer.Tune in...

Polymer clay buttons from episode 26

Polymer clay buttons from episode 26

Polymer Clay Buttons By Linda Permann, Adorn magazine craft editor Supplies * polymer clay in desired colors (I used Sculpey III, just a small amount will do) * rolling pin (not the one you...

CraftSanity Episode 25 Heidi Kenney Chats About Her World of Plush

CraftSanity Episode 25 Heidi Kenney Chats About Her World of Plush

This week I’m going to bring you a chat with Heidi Kenney, the crafty woman behind the website and online shop My Paper Crane. She’s a hip 28-year-old, Baltimore-area artist making impressive plush creations....

Poo cookies from episode 25

Poo cookies from episode 25

Oh Poop! A Cookie Recipe By Heidi Kenney, creator of the my paper crane P.S. Heidi recommends that you buy your candy eyes here.

Getting connected

Getting connected

“An invisible red thread connects those who are destined to meet regardless of time, place or circumstance. The thread may stretch or tangle but it will never break.” – Chinese Proverb Seven months ago,...

Crafting Sanity

Crafting Sanity

Now that I have my CraftSanity podcast up and running, it’s time to join the creative bloggers of the world and contribute what I can to the to the creative landscape. Above is a...

CraftSanity Episode 24 Felt a Bit of Whimsy with Betz White

CraftSanity Episode 24 Felt a Bit of Whimsy with Betz White

Tune in for a chat with Betz White, 41, a fashion designer, artist and crafter living in Verona, Wisconsin.She’s going to give us an inside scoop on children’s apparel design and share the story...

Shibori Scarf tutorial from episode 24

Shibori Scarf tutorial from episode 24

Shibori Scarf Felting for Scaredy CatsBy Betz White Materials* old wool sweater* washing machine* sewing machine* cotton string* corks, bottle caps, coins, buttons (Several of one these items, or a mix of all will...

Herbal tea bath from episode 23

Herbal tea bath from episode 23

HERBAL BATH TEABy Gayla Trail What You Need:Cotton muslin or pre-made resealable tea bags (large size).Ribbon or stringAn assortment of herbs and essential oils (optional)Optional — rolled oats, epsom salts, sea salt.Cellophane bags, cellophane...

To Podcast or Sleep? That is the question.

To Podcast or Sleep? That is the question.

It’s funny because I don’t really have time to podcast. I work full-time and have two small kids. Heck, I probably should be sleeping right now. But I keep producing these shows because when...

CraftSanity Episode 23 Grow Your Own with Gayla Trail

CraftSanity Episode 23 Grow Your Own with Gayla Trail

Tune in this week to hear a chat with Gayla Trail, designer, photographer and creator of www.YouGrowGirl.com, the fantastic everything-garden website. She’s a crafty girl with a green thumb growing her own in Toronto....

CraftSanity Episode 22 It's Time to "Cast-On" with Brenda Dayne

CraftSanity Episode 22 It's Time to "Cast-On" with Brenda Dayne

If you knit and you own an iPod, this week’s guest needs no introduction. Pour yourself some tea and grab your knitting because you’re about to hear from Brenda Dayne, producer of “Cast-On, a...